Dr Abdallah Salem

Head of Discipline - Pharmacology
  Org Unit Medical Sciences
  Email abdallah.salem@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 4327
  Location Floor/Room 5 20 ,  Medical School North ,   North Terrace

My teaching and research interests are focused on understanding the central mechanisms underlying the acute and chronic effects of drugs of abuse and dependence.   I am currently investigating the neurotoxic effects of amphetamine derivatives such as methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA, ‘ecstasy’) and p-methoxyamphetamine (PMA). I am also involved in a research project investigating the role of endogenous adenosine and the 3-glucuronide metabolite of morphine in expression of opiate withdrawal syndrome in rats.  Most of these projects involve using microdialysis technique.

 B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D. (Pharmacology) (Monash)

CategoriesDrugs
ExpertiseIllicit drugs;Drugs of abuse;Drugs of dependence; Party drugs;Pharmacology;Neuropharmacology
NotesMember of Australian Society for Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology (ASCEPT)

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Entry last updated: Friday, 23 Jun 2017

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