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Gabriela Arandia, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Ph.D. Health Behavior, The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health

Office: 5C202
Phone: (806)743-2161
Email: gabriela.arandia@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interest: 
Epidemiology of Neurodegenerative Diseases, chronic pain, aging, and associated risk factors. Healthy aging through healthy lifestyle behaviors. 


  

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Khalid Benamar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Ph.D. Neuropharmacology, University of Seville

Office: 5C169
Phone: (806)743-3570
Email: khalid.benamar@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests:
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)
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Susan E. Bergeson, Ph.D.

 Professor, Pharmacology and Neurosicence
Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oregon Health and Science University

Office: B148C
Email:  susan.bergeson@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests: 
Genetics and molecular neurobiology of alcohol abuse and alcoholism
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Michael Blanton, Ph.D.

Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Ph.D. Biotechnology, University of California at Santa Cruz

Office: 5BC105 (GSBS suite)
Phone: (806)743-3496
Email:  michael.blanton@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests: 
Structural analysis of ligand gated channels
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Josee Guindon, DVM, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
DVM Veterinary, University of Montreal
Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of Montreal

Office: 5C167
Phone: (806)743-6745
Email:  josee.guindon@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests:
Behavioral pharmacology, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology (RT-PCR, Western blot), animal pain models (inflammatory, neuropathic, surgical), modulation of pain pathways (exercise, etc.), kidney physiological pathways
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George Henderson, Ph.D.

Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Ph.D. Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University

Office: 5B148N
Phone: (806)743-3792
Email:  george.henderson@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests: 
Alcohol, environmental toxins, neurons, gila, apoptosis, oxidative stress
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Guangchen Ji, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Ph.D. Neurophysiology, Fudan University

Office: 5C199
Phone: (806)743-3881
Email:  guangchen.ji@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests:
 Electrophysiological single-cell recordings in different brain areas and various behavioral assays to correlate neuronal activity with pain-related behavior
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J. Josh Lawrence, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
PhD Neuroscience, The University of Wisconsin-Madison

Office: 5C200
Phone: (806)743-3887
Email:  john.lawrence@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests: 
Neuromodulation of GABAergic circuits in normal and disease states
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Volker Neugebauer, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
M.D. University of Würzburg
Ph.D. Physiology, University of Würzburg

Office: 5C192A
Phone: (806)743-3880
Email:  volker.neugebauer@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests: 
Emotional-affective and cognitive brain mechanisms in pain and neuropsychiatric disorders. Neuroplasticity in the amygdala
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Igor Ponomarev, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Ph.D. Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health & Science University

Office: 5C156
Phone: (806)743-1381
Email: igor.ponomarev@ttuhsc.edu
Research Interests: 
Molecular mechanisms of cellular plasticity in models of Alcohol Use Disorder.  Neurogenomics.  Drug repurposing.
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  Kang, Min, Pharm D
Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Popp, Roseanna, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education

Reddy, Hemachandra, PhD
Professor, Internal Medicine

Schlabritz-Lutsevich,  Natalia, MD, PhD
Professor/Associate Regional Dean for Research, Obstetrics and Gynecology/TTUHSC Permian Basin

Tenner, Thomas, PhD
Professor, Department of Medical Education  

O'Boyle, Michael, PhD 
Professor, Human Development and Familty Studies, TTU michael.oboyle@ttu.edu

Young, Alice, PhD
Professor, Psychological Sciences TTU
alice.young@ttu.edu

Lombardini, Barry, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Norman, Reid L., PhD
Professor Emeritus

 Syapin, Peter, PhD
Professor Emeritus