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Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs: Open Access

ISSN: 2167-7689

Open Access

Andrea Giuffrida

Andrea Giuffrida

Andrea Giuffrida
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, USA

Biography

Dr. Andrea Giuffrida is Vice President for Research and Professor of Pharmacology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). He received his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Catania (Italy), and worked as postdoctoral fellow at the University of Siena (Italy) and the Neuroscience Institute in San Diego (USA) before joining the Department of Pharmacology at UTHSCSA. Dr. Giuffrida has provided important breakthroughs to the neurobiology of the endocannabinoid system, which have been published in high-impact journals, including Nature and Nature Neuroscience. His research interests focus on the role played by the endocannabinoid system in psychomotor disorders characterized by dopaminergic dysfunction, such as schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Giuffrida also worked as an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the Office of Science Policy at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Office of the Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Research Interest

His research interests focus on the role played by the endocannabinoid system in psychomotor disorders characterized by dopaminergic dysfunction, such as schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease.

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