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Professor Dixon's research interests focused on the mechanisms regulating the release of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine from nerve endings in the peripheral and central nervous systems. He also researched the effect of cocaine on the blood pressure and heart rates of conscious, unrestrained rats.

Morris D. Faiman
Emeritus Professor, Research Professor, Life Span Institute

My research program is focused on studies on the mechanism of action of agents used in the treatment of alcohol abuse and the studies of the mechanism by which alcohol can become addictive.

Stephen Fowler
Emeritus Professor

My research specialties include psychopharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, behavioral neuroscience and computer-controlled behavioral measurement instrumentation.

Elias Michaelis
Emeritus Professor

Over the years, I have devoted my energies to training undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral associates to become highly respected neuroscientists, neuropharmacologists, or neurobehavioral scientists.

Mary Michaelis
Emeritus Professor

As a faculty member in the Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, I have mentored 15 graduate students and several post-doctoral fellows. Those individuals have gone on to assume a variety of professional positions in science.

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