Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Professor and Chair
Emotional-affective and cognitive brain mechanisms in pain and neuropsychiatric disorders. Neuroplasticity in the amygdala.
Khalid Benamar, Ph.D.
Arriving November 1
Pharmacology of the analgesic and abuse-related effects of opioids. Neurobehavioral effects of drugs of abuse (opioids, cannabinoids, MDMA), especially in the context of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Josee Guindon, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Behavioral pharmacology, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology (RT-PCR, Western blot), animal pain models (inflammatory, neuropathic, surgical), modulation of pain pathways (exercise, etc), kidney physiological pathwars