Dr Abdallah Salem
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)
Some Recent Publications (Limited Medline)
Google Scholar Profile
Expertise for Media Contact
|Expertise||Illicit drugs;Drugs of abuse;Drugs of dependence; Party drugs;Pharmacology;Neuropharmacology|
|Notes||Member of Australian Society for Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology (ASCEPT)|
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