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Muhammed Abdul-Ghani, M.D., Ph.D.

The seminal studies of Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Ghani have helped define the role of progressive beta cell failure in the evolution...

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Armen Akopian, Ph.D.

(Endodontics) – modulation of inflammatory and neuropathic pain

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Greg Aune, M.D./ Ph.D.

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Swati Banerjee, Ph.D.

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Michael J. Beckstead, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – electrophysiology of dopamine neurons; synaptic transmission and drug abuse

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Kelly Berg, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – G protein-coupled receptors, signal transduction, ligand functional selectivity

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Manzoor Bhat, M.S., Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – molecular neuron-glia interactions, synaptic development and neurological disorders

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Jean Bopassa, M.S., Ph.D.

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Jeffery Boychuk, Ph.D.

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Carie R. Boychuk, Ph.D

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Robert Brenner, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – Integrative physiology and biophysics of ion channel structure and cellular signaling

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José E. Cavazos, M.D., Ph.D.

(Neurology) – hippocampal plasticity; mechanisms of neuronal hyperexcitability, epilepsy

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T. Arthur Chang, Ph.D., HCLD, ELD, CC

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William Clarke, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – molecular and cellular mechanisms of drug efficacy and differential signal transduction

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Gregory Collins, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – determinants of drug-seeking and drug-taking of abused substances, such as “bath salts”

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Lynette C. Daws, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – regulation of monoamine transporters, psychotherapeutic drug effects

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Ralph A. DeFronzo, M.D.

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Bruno Doiron, Ph.D.

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Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.

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Marc D. Feldman, M.D.

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Charles P. France, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – behavioral and pharmacological factors influencing the abuse liability of drug

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Alan Frazer, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – mechanisms of action of antidepressant drugs, regulation of serotonin transporter function

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Teppei Fujikawa, Ph.D.

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Veronica Galvan, Ph.D.

Physiology - Alzheimer's disease, nervous system, aging, mTOR pathway, stem cell.

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Lisa R. Gerak, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – behavioral pharmacology of the GABAA receptor, with an emphasis on the effects of ethanol and neuroactive stero

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Rita Ghosh, Ph.D.

Urology - Melanoma, DNA damage, genitourinary and skin cancer.

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Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – Cannabinoid regulation of basal ganglia function and implications for Parkinson’s disease and Schizophrenia

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Georgianna Gould, Ph.D.

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Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

(Endodontics) – neuropharmacology of primary nociceptors and pain sensitivity

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Stephen E. Harris, Ph.D.

Periodontics - BMP2 mechanisms and osteocyte function.

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Peter J. Hornsby, Ph.D.

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Martin Javors, Ph.D.

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Nathaniel A. Jeske, Ph.D.

(Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) – biochemical modulation of peripheral pain in nociceptive neurons by regulation of TRPV1 chann

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Jun Hee Kim, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – myelination and regulation of neuronal excitability and synaptic transmission

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Wouter Koek, Ph.D.

(Psychiatry) – animal models of drug abuse, subjective effects and treatments

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Yui-Wing Francis Lam, Ph.D.

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Richard J. Lamb, Ph.D.

(Psychiatry) – behavioral pharmacology and neurobiology of drug addiction and treatment

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Hye Young Lee, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – ion channel dysregulation in mouse models of FXS and other developmental disorders

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Feng Liu, Ph.D.

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Daniel J. Lodge, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – Hippocampal and other afferent regulation of mesolimbic dopamine activity

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Susan L. Mooberry, Ph.D.

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David A. Morilak, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – brain norepinephrine in the stress response, anxiety and antidepressant drug action

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James F. Nelson, Ph.D.

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Luke Norton, Ph.D.

Diabetes - Molecular biology, genetics, and physiology of insulin resistance and type-2-diabetes.

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Jason O’Connor, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – Tryptophan metabolism and mechanisms linking neuroinflammation and depression

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Martin Paukert, M.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – Role of calcium signaling and neuron-astroglial interactions in neuromodulation and arousa

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Jason Pugh, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – Axonal plasticity, cellular computation and signal processing in neural circuits

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Qitao Ran, Ph.D.

(Cell Systems and Anatomy) – role of mitochondrial oxidative stress in aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

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April Risinger, Ph.D.

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Shivani Ruparel, Ph.D.

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Gangadhara Sareddy, Ph.D.

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Mark S. Shapiro, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – ion channel physiology; regulation by intracellular signaling pathways and excitability

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Yuguang (Roger) Shi, Ph.D.

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Gek-Ming Sia, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – neurodevelopment, cortical synapse and circuit formation, synaptogenesis

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Thomas J. Slaga, Ph.D.

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James D. Stockand, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – structure, function and regulation of ENaC/Degenerin sodium ion channels

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J. Randy Strong, Ph.D.

(Pharmacology) – role of catecholamines in aging; regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase gene expression

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Rajeshwar R. Tekmal, Ph.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology - Growth factor/hormone crosstalk, signal transduction, steroid hormone co-activation.

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Glenn M. Toney, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – cellular, molecular and integrative mechanisms of sympathetic nervous system function

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David S. Weiss, Ph.D.

(Cellular & Integrative Physiology) – GABA receptor structure and function

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Chih-Ko Yeh, Ph.D., BDS

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Mengwei Zang, M.D., Ph.D.