Dr. Peter J. Syapin
Professor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., 1977, University of California at Irvine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
3601 4th Street STOP 6592
Lubbock, Texas 79430
Neurobiological underpinnings of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Role of microglia and astrocytes in drug abuse.
Many opportunities are available through my association with the South Plains Alcohol and Addiction Research Center including work on mechanisms of alcohol-induced brain damage, glial cell control of high alcohol drinking, development of novel anti-drinking drugs, and the role of the Tspo (peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor) protein in neuroinflammation and brain damage.
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