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Research Area: Elucidation of the molecular pathogenic mechanisms of Parkinson's disease
Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 1992
Email: chinl@pharm.emory.edu

Research Area: Epilepsy; Genetic control of glutamate receptor function
Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1975      
Email: rdingledine@pharm.emory.edu

Research Area: To discover small molecule leads for chemical biology and drug discovery against various diseases
Assistant Professor (RT), Dept. of Pharmacology, Associate Director of Assay Development and HTS Emory Chemical Biology Discovery Center
Postdoctoral Fellow (2003-2005) Department of Pharmacology, Emory University
Email: dyuhong@emory.edu

Research Area: The mechanisms underlying behavioral dependence on drugs of abuse - especially opioids
Lecturer, Neuroscience & Behavior Biology
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1993
Email: keith.easterling@emory.edu
Research Area: Posttranscriptional regulation in normal brain function, development and brain diseases
Professor
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Email: yfeng@emory.edu
Research Area: Cancer Biology & Chemical Biology
Professor
Ph.D.,University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989
Email: hfu@pharm.emory.edu

Research Area: Drug Discovery, Epilepsy, Alzheimer's Disease and ALS
Assistant Professor-Research
Ph.D.: Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 1999
Email: tganesh@emory.edu
Research Area: Mechanisms of signal transduction by neurotransmitter and hormone receptors
Professor
Ph.D., University of California at Irvine, 1994      
Email: rhall@pharm.emory.edu
Research Area: Cellular roles and regulation of novel signaling proteins/pathways used by neurotransmitters
Professor
Ph.D., Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988      
Email: jhepler@emory.edu

Research Area: Pathophysiology of movement disorders
Professor
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego
Email: ehess@pharm.emory.edu

Research Area:
Drug Abuse
Candler Professor of Neuropharmacology
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1970      
Email: michael.kuhar@emory.edu

Research Area: Molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration and translation of discoveries into novel therapies.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Florida.
Email: thomas. kukar@emory.edu

Research Area: Vesicular trafficking in neurotransmission, signal transduction, neurodegenerative diseases
Professor & Vice Chair
Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 1991      
Email: lianli@pharm.emory.edu

Research Area: molecular and cellular mechanisms of neuronal stress response and their roles in the pathogenic processes of neurodegenerative diseases and acute neuronal injuries
Professor
Ph.D., Duke University, 1992      
Email: zmao@pharm.emory.edu
Research Area: Regulation of drug metabolizing enzymes; cytochrome P-450; inflammation; biological effects of nitric oxide
Professor
Ph.D., University of Glasgow, 1979
Email: etmorga@emory.edu

Research Area: Signal transduction and the regulation of gene expression
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988      
Email: medtjm@emory.edu

Research Area: Biological and therapeutic implications of growth factor signaling crosstalk in breast cancer
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Duke University, 2000      
Email: rnahta@emory.edu

Research Area: Muscle stem cells, muscle regeneration, cell signaling,  muscular dystrophy
Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1985      
Email: gpavlat@emory.edu

Research Area: Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying glioblastoma and glial development
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Washington University, 2003
Email: renee.read@emory.edu

Research Area: Mechanism of activation and modulation of glutamate receptors, regulation of excitatory synaptic transmission, and neuroinflammation
Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1988      
Email: strayne@emory.edu

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Image courtesy of the Feng Lab

Image courtesy of the Feng Lab

Mouse dentate hilus region 4 days after status epilepticus. Blue = cell nuclei; green = astrocytes; red = microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

Mouse hippocampal CA1 region 4 days after status epilepticus. Blue = cell nuclei; green = astrocytes; red = microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

Image courtesy of the Hepler Lab

Image courtesy of the Pavlath Lab

Mouse hippocampal CA1 region 4 days after status epilepticus. Blue = cell nuclei; green = astrocytes; red = microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

Hippocampal CA3 4 days after status epilepticus. blue - cell nuclei; green -  astrocytes; red - microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

Hippocampal CA1 4 days after status epilepticus in COX2 cKO. blue - cell nuclei; green -  astrocytes; red - microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

Mouse dentate granule cell region 4 days after status epilepticus. Blue = cell nuclei; green = astrocytes; red = microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

Image courtesy of the Feng Lab

Image courtesy of the Pavlath Lab

Image courtesy of the Traynelis Lab

Mouse hippocampal CA1 region 4 days after status epilepticus. Blue = cell nuclei; green = astrocytes; red = microglia. Courtesy of Dingledine lab.

20 June 2014
Researchers from Ohio State, Emory receive grants from Harrington Discovery Institute and Alzheimer's Drug Discovery...
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25 March 2014
It's All In Your Head
Renowned pharmacologist
Dr Raymond Dingledine shares his insight into the field,...
21 October 2014
No Seminar
28 October 2014
Lian Li, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept. of Pharmacology, Center...
"Endosomal Trafficking and Peripheral Neuropathy"
04 November 2014
No Seminar
11 November 2014
Tin Tin Su, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Moelcular, Cellular &...
"Genetic and Chemical Modulators of Radiation Sensitivity in Drosophila...
18 November 2014
No Seminar due to Society for Neuroscience 2014
November 15th - 19th, Washington D. C.
21 November 2014
TBA
Friday Seminar - TBA
25 November 2014
No Seminar due to the Thanksgiving Holiday
02 December 2014
TBA
09 December 2014
Shiva Gangappa, DVM, PhD, Influenza Division, NCIRD & Adjunct Faculty,...
TBA
16 December 2014
TBA
23 December 2014
No Seminar due to the Holiday's
30 December 2014
No Seminar due to the Holiday's
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