Michael Crider, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Department / University Information


Dr. Mike Crider is Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He most recently served as the Department Head of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe where he earned several teaching awards. He earned the B.S. degree in chemistry in 1970 from Murray State University and the Ph.D. degree in medicinal chemistry from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Crider did postdoctoral work in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Purdue University followed by a faculty appointment at the University of Toledo.

Research Interest

Dr. Crider’s research Development of peptidomimetics and agents acting on the central nervous system. Medicinal Chemistry