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Search Program Faculty/Research

Martin Javors, Ph.D.



Dr. Martin Javors' principal research interest is biomarkers for alcohol consumption. He also collaborates on many research projects related to drug abuse and addiction, aging, and other areas of research by performing analytical biochemical measurements.

Selected Publications 

Murrell MD, Cruz DA, Javors MA, Thompson PM. (2014) Distribution of Venlafaxine, O-desmethylvenlafaxine, and O-desmethylvenlafaxine to Venlafaxine Ratio in Postmortem Human Brain Tissue. J Forensic Sci. 2014 May;59(3):683-9.

Fok WC, Bokov A, Gelfond J, Yu Z, Zhang Y, Doderer M, Chen Y, Javors M, Wood WH 3rd, Zhang Y, Becker KG, Richardson A, Pérez VI. (2014) Combined treatment of rapamycin and dietary restriction has a larger effect on the transcriptome and metabolome of liver. Aging Cell. 2014 Apr;13(2):311-9.

Ginsburg BC, Hruba L, Zaki A, Javors MA, McMahon LR. (2014) Blood levels do not predict behavioral or physiological effects of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in rhesus monkeys with different patterns of exposure. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Mar 19. pii: S0376-8716(14)00751-0.

Blanchard OL, Friesenhahn G, Javors MA, Smoliga JM. (2014)Development of a lozenge for oral transmucosal delivery of trans-resveratrol in humans: proof of concept. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 26;9(2):e90131.

Tenured Professor 

Director of the Biological Psychiatry Analytical Labs


Pharm.D., Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1979 

B.S., Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, 1967



Phone: (210) 567-5532