Philip J. Moos, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
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.