Carmine Coscia, Ph.D.
Opioid receptors and the effects of opioids on brain development.
Office: DRC, Room 411
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Ph.D., 1962, Fordham University
Opioid receptors are the targets of narcotics such as morphine and heroin. The long-range goal of our research is focused on how opioids affect brain development.
- Acute and chronic mu opioids differentially regulate thrombospondins 1 and 2 isoforms in astrocytes.
Phamduong E, Rathore MK, et al. ACS Chem. Neurosci. (2013) 5(2):106-114.