Philip J. Moos, PhD


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Pharmacology and Toxicology - Associate Professor
  • Cancer Center Programs: Cell Response & Regulation

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-5952
  • L.S. Skaggs Hall
    30 S 2000 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Phillip Moos, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Utah and a member of the Cell Response and Regulation Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Moos studies the reduction-oxidation relationship between inflammation and cancer. He is particularly interested in the role of selenoproteins in the origin of cancer. He also studies the role of thioredoxin reductase-1 in melanoma, and nanoparticles found in consumer products as potential initiators of inflammatory responses and cancer.

Moos received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a PhD from Kansas State University.

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc.
Molecular Biology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship Kansas State University
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Kansas State University
Graduate Training University of Colorado
Aerospace Engineering
Undergraduate University of Colorado
Aerospace Engineering