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Bjoern Bauer, PhD

Cancer Center Member


Research Programs:
Translational Oncology

Colleges & Departments:
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Faculty Rank:
Associate Professor

Research Focus

  • Research focus on blood-brain barrier function in brain disorders (epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, brain tumors).
  • Graduate Teaching: Pharmacokinetics, Ethics in Research.
  • Teaching Professional Pharmacy Students: PHS931: Neuropharmacology, PHS947/PHR921: Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.

Contact Information

800 S. Limestone
333 Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
Lexington, KY 40536
United States


  1. Caloric restriction preserves memory and reduces anxiety of aging mice with early enhancement of neurovascular functions. Parikh I, Guo J, Chuang K H, Zhong Y, Rempe R G, Hoffman J D, Armstrong R, Bauer Bjoern, Hartz Anika Maria Sophie, Lin Ai-Ling. (2016). Aging.
  2. Highlights From the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists/ International Transporter Consortium Joint Workshop on Drug Transporters in Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion Ronaldson P T, Bauer Bjoern, El-Kattan A F, Shen H, Salphati L, Louie S W. (2016). Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, 100(5), 419-422.
  3. Matrix metalloproteinases in the brain and blood-brain barrier: Versatile breakers and makers. Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism Rempe R G, Hartz Anika Maria Sophie, Bauer Bjoern. (2016). Journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 36(9), 1481-507.
  4. A Comprehensive Behavioral Test Battery to Assess Learning and Memory in 129S6/Tg2576 Mice. Wolf A, Bauer Bjoern, Abner Erin, Ashkenazy-Frolinger T, Hartz Anika Maria Sophie. (2016). PloS one, 11(1), e0147733.
  5. The multidrug resistance pump ABCB1 is a substrate for the ubiquitin ligase NEDD4-1. Akkaya B G, Zolnerciks J K, Ritchie T K, Bauer Bjoern, Hartz Anika Maria Sophie, Sullivan J A, Linton K J. (2015). Molecular membrane biology, 1-7.


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