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Gonzalo A. Carrasco PhD

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences


  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Pharmacology

Research Interests

  • identifying fundamental biochemical and cellular mechanisms regulating serotonin and dopamine receptor signaling in the brain by drugs of abuse and its implications for the treatment of neuropsychiatric and substance abuse disorders
  • effects of cannabinoids (marijuana-like compounds) & cocaine on serotonin and dopamine neurotransmission