Dr Abdallah Salem
|Position||Head of Discipline - Pharmacology|
|Org Unit||Medical Sciences|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 4327|
Helen Mayo South
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)
Categories Drugs 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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