Mary Hornick
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
College of Science, Health and Pharmacy
» Pharmaceutical Sciences

About Me

Dr. Mary Hornick is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Roosevelt University College of Science, Health & Pharmacy. She teaches courses in Pathophysiology and Clinical Microbiology & Immunology along with the electives 'Medicine or Menace: Introduction to Psychedelics' and Research in Neuropharmacognosy.

Dr. Hornick serves on a number of college committees (Pharmacy Curriculum Committee - Chair, Assessment Committee, Foundational Sciences Committee, Progression & Graduation Committee, CHSP Curriculum Committee). She also serves as the College of Pharmacy representative for the RU Student Learning Assessment Committee and the RU Institutional Review Board.

Additionally, Dr. Hornick is highly involved and interested in neuropharmacological research, focusing on the endothelin and endocannabinoid systems and their involvement neuronal development and neurovascular repair mechanisms. Her research also extends to mental health disorders and the potential of psychedelics as therapeutic agents.

Topic of Expertise
  • Pathophysiology
  • Neuropharmacology

    Focus on neuronal development and neurovascular repair mechanisms, especially with regard to endothelin, cannabinoids, psychedelics and substances of abuse.

  • Psychedelics
  • PhD Bioengineering — University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MS Biomedical Sciences — Midwestern University
  • BS Biological Sciences — University of Missouri - Columbia
  • BA Russian Studies — University of Missouri - Columbia