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Nikolay Dokholyan

Professor of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Biomedical Engineering


  • College of Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

R120 Pharmacology


Research Website

Interest Areas:

Molecular modeling and simulations, molecular engineering, drug discovery, molecular etiologies of neurodegenerative diseases, network physics, statistical mechanics






The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

122 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614