Richard A. Kahn, PhD, MS


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Richard A. Kahn, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Emory University School of Medicine. Since arriving to Emory in 1996, Dr. Kahn has been active in contributing to the development of basic science research within the Winship Cancer Institute, serving for four years as Director of the Cancer Biology Program.

Prior to Emory, he ran a laboratory in the intramural program of the National Cancer Institute as Section Chief of the Regulatory Mechanisms Section within the Laboratory of Biological Chemistry in the Developmental Therapeutics Program. 


Dr. Kahn earned his PhD and MS degrees in Pharmacology from Yale University.


Throughout Dr. Kahn's career, his laboratory has focused on aspects of cell regulation by GTPases, particularly those in the Arf family, within the larger Ras superfamily. His lab continues to study cell signaling today.


Dr. Kahn is published in numerous peer-reviewed publications and he is Associate Editor of Cellular Logistics and Small GTPases.

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