The principal investigators of the Rutgers University CounterACT Research Center of Excellence are listed below. Click names or photos to link to bio/publication pages.

Jeffrey D. Laskin, Ph.D. – Director and Principal Investigator

Distinguished Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, Rutgers School of Public Health; Chief, Division of Toxicology, Rutgers EOHSI; Rutgers University

Donald R. Gerecke, Ph.D. – Co-Principal Investigator

Associate Professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Debra L. Laskin, Ph.D. – Vesicant-induced Pulmonary Injury

Distinguished Professor & Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Marion K. Gordon, Ph.D. – Vesicant-induced Ocular Injury

Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Patrick Sinko

Patrick Sinko, Ph.D. – Pharmaceutics

Distinguished Professor, Parke-Davis Endowed Chair, Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Diane E. Heck, Ph.D. – Pharmacology & Drug Development

Professor & Chair, Department of Environmental Health Science, School of Health Sciences and Practice, New York Medical College

Ned D. Heindel, Ph.D. – Medicinal Chemistry

Howard S. Bunn Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Lehigh University

Joshua P. Gray, Ph.D. – Education & Training

Professor and Section Chief of Chemistry, Department of Science, United States Coast Guard Academy

Robert P. Casillas, Ph.D. – Investigator

Director, Nonclinical Consulting, Latham BioPharm Group

Clifton R. Lacy, M.D. – Investigator

Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security; Professor, Department of Medicine, Rutgers University

Hong Duck Kim, Ph.D. – Investigator

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, New York Medical College, School of Health Sciences and Practice

Jules Mitchel, MBA, Ph.D. – Investigator

President, Target Health, Incorporated

Lauren Aleksunes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., D.A.B.T. – Investigator

Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Carol Gardner, Ph.D. – Investigator

Associate Research Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Laurie Joseph, Ph.D. – Investigator

Associate Research Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Raymond Rancourt, Ph.D. – Investigator

Assistant Research Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University