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Division for Neuropharmacology Postdoctoral Scientist Award Finalists

Monday April 23, 2018

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm Eastern Time (ET)

Room 16B


Chair :

John Traynor
University of Michigan

Styliani-Anna Tsirka
Stony Brook University

This session showcases abstract-based oral presentations by postdoctoral ASPET members focused on neuropharmacology.


Sucharita Somkuwar - Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System

Grey Matter Dysmyelination During Abstinence in Ethanol Dependence

Vedrana Bali - Michigan State University

Regulation of Serum- and Glucocorticoid-inducible Kinase Phosphorylation and Catalytic Activity in Ventral Tegmental Area by Chronic Drugs of Abuse

Angela Henderson-Redmond - Pennsylvania State Univ College of Medicine

Sex Differences in Antinociceptive Tolerance Development to Δ9-THC and CP55,940 in Wild-type and Desensitization-Resistant S426A/S430A Mice

Lindsay Lueptow - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Identification of Small Molecule Ligands Targeting GPR83, a G-protein Coupled Receptor Activated by the Abundant Neuropeptide PEN

Max Joffe - Vanderbilt University

Efficacy of Negative Allosteric Modulators of mGlu2 and mGlu3 in a Rodent Model of Major Depressive Disorder

Stephanie Davis - University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Leukemia Inhibitory Factor Modulates the Post-Stroke Immune Response in Rats

Ram Kandasamy - University of Michigan Medical School

Analysis of Antinociception Produced by Positive Allosteric Modulators of the Mu-Opioid Receptor

T. Lee Gilman - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Dopaminergic Perturbations from Food Restriction and Exercise are Sex-Dependently Amplified During Adolescence

Abdelrahman Fouda - Augusta University

Myeloid Arginase 1 Protects Against Retinal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Joanna Jacob - Virginia Commonwealth University

Assessing Opioid Tolerance Mechanisms in an Isolated Murine Dorsal Root Ganglia Neuron Model

Thank you to our Annual Meeting partners:

University of Florida
Wake Forest University
Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Wisconsin Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Training Program
UT Health San Antonio
University of Minnesota

Emory University Pharmacology

PR & P
University of Michigan Medical School Pharmacology