Henning Schroeder

Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Education


Henning Schroeder was appointed to his current post in January 2010 to lead the implementation of the University’s plans to restructure and streamline graduate education. He served as an active member of the Committee on Graduate Education throughout its deliberations in spring 2009. Schroeder joined the University of Minnesota in 2007 as associate dean for research and graduate studies at the College of Pharmacy and still holds a faculty appointment as professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics.

From 2005 to 2007, Schroeder held an appointment as visiting professor at Stanford University. He was also a faculty member in the Martin Luther University School of Pharmacy in Halle, where he chaired the Department of Pharmacology for 12 years, and in the Medical School at Duesseldorf University, Germany.

Schroeder earned both his Ph.D. (1985) and professional pharmacy degree (1981) from Duesseldorf University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, where he worked in the group of Nobel laureate Ferid Murad. Schroeder’s ongoing research focuses on cardiovascular disease and the regulation of antioxidant genes. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and more than 60 review articles and book chapters. The work of his group and graduate students has been honored with numerous awards. See also his faculty web page.