Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Alcohol-induced changes in cellular, synaptic, and circuit physiology, and the relationship of these changes to the development of pathological behaviors.

Dr. Regina Mangieri is Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin.  

Dr. Mangieri graduated summa cum laude from Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL, with a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Mathematics in 2002. She obtained her Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 2008 from the University of California, Irvine. She performed her postdoctoral training from 2008 - 2013 at The University of Texas at Austin, during which time she was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). As head of the Target Validation Electrophysiology Core of the NIAAA-sponsored Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism-Neuroimmune Consortium, her current research works to identify neurophysiological mechanisms through which novel neuroimmune target manipulations may impact alcohol-reinforced behaviors.

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