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About Yue-Qiao (George) Huang

Dr. Huang is an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at PCOM's Georgia Campus School of Pharmacy
Dr. Huang’s research interest lies in brain physiology and pathophysiology. Currently his main focus is on the mechanisms of synaptic plasticity, and especially on the regulation of the NMDA subtype of the glutamate receptors, which play critical roles in pathological processes in the central nervous system, including brain and spinal cord injury, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, and schizophrenia.


Present Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • Peach Award for Teaching Excellence, PCOM School of Pharmacy, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013
  • Young Investigator Award, NARSAD, 2006-2009.
  • BrainStar Award, Institute of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addition, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), 2001.
  • 13th Andrew Sass-Kortsak Award, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, 2001
  • Young Investigator Award, Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Paralyzed Veterans of America, 1998- 2000

Contact Information

P: 678-407-7344


Scholarly Articles (11)

Poster Presentations and Instructional Resources (3)