Creating extensive DNA and RNA sequence information for rat strains to be used in systems analysis of physiology and behavior
Development of medications to be used for prevention of relapse in alcoholics
Development of medications to treat chronic pain syndromes and reduce opiate use
The genetic predisposing factors for alcoholism and other addictions
Publications and Presentations
Harris RA, Roberto M, Hoffman PL, Tabakoff B. Novel Molecule Exhibiting Selective Affinity for GABAA Receptor Subtypes. Sci Rep 7: on line article 6230 doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05966-x (2017).
Tabakoff B, Ren W, Vanderlinden L, Snell LD, Matheson CJ, Wang ZJ, Levinson R, Smothers CT, Woodward JJ, Honse Y, Lovinger D, Rush AM, Sather WA, Gustafson DL, Hoffman PL. A novel substituted aminoquinoline selectively targets voltage-sensitive sodium channel isoforms and NMDA receptor subtypes and alleviates chronic inflammatory and neuropathic pain. Eur J Pharmacol. 784:1-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2016.05.006 (2016).
Tabakoff, B., Smith, H., Vanderlinden, L.A., Hoffman, P.L. Saba, L.M. Networking in Biology – the Hybrid Rat Diversity Panel, Chapter In: Rat Genomics as part of a series in Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer Nature (in press 2019).
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences