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Louis Shuster

Professor Emeritus of Integrative Physiology & Pathobiology
Programs: Biomedical Sciences
Laboratory: M&V 309

Louis Shuster

Professor Emeritus of Integrative Physiology & Pathobiology
Programs: Biomedical Sciences
Laboratory: M&V 309

Phone 617-636-6863
Office: M&V 308A
Campus: Boston

Biography

​I no longer accept thesis students but remain actively involved in the teaching, mentoring and training of students in the Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Graduate Program. My area of research dealt with the psychopharmacology of drug abuse, and drug treatment of behavior disorders. One focus has been long-term changes associated with sensitization to stimulant drugs such as cocaine and amphetamine.

Education

  • BA, Biology & Chemistry, University of British Columbia
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Johns Hopkins University
  • Postdoctoral Training, National Institute for Medical Research, London

Research synopsis

I no longer accept thesis students but remain actively involved in the teaching, mentoring and training of students in the Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Graduate Program. My area of research dealt with the psychopharmacology of drug abuse, and drug treatment of behavior disorders. One focus has been long-term changes associated with sensitization to stimulant drugs such as cocaine and amphetamine.