Research Focus

CNS diseases, infectious diseases and autoimmunity, receptors, cell signaling, nanomedicine and emerging therapeutics

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The department has well-developed basic and applied research, leading the campus in the number and amount of National Institutes of Health grants. Research in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience focuses on:

Neuroscience:
Blood-brain barrier
Cellular and molecular biology of neurons and glia                    
Developmental neuroscience
Drugs of abuse
Neurodegenerative diseases
Neuroimmunology
Neuropharmacology
Neurophysiology

Immunology
Systemic and neural immunity
Viral and host pathogenesis
Immunotherapy

Pharmacology
Cell Signaling
Cellular Receptors
Nanomedicine

Emerging Therapeutics
Cell-based and nanoparticle drug delivery
Immunotherapy

Neuroprotection

 

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