Thomas H. Maren, M.D. Professorship of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Fund Purpose
GA: support teaching and research of Chair of Pharmacology.

Portrait of Thomas H. Maren done by Sidney Diuguid (featured in the Thomas H. Maren Medical Student Reading Room)

Born in 1918 in New York City and raised in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Thomas H. Maren graduated from Princeton University in 1938 with a degree in chemistry and in 1951 with a medical doctorate from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Maren was a founding father of University of Florida’s College of Medicine, where he spent most of his career. He gained international recognition for his pioneering investigation of an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase and its role in fluid production and flow in the eyes, brain, spinal cord and lymph system.

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