|Name:||Dr. Alexander J. McDonald|
|Department:||Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience|
|Building:||Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience Building 1, Rm D-47|
|Research Interests:||Amygdala; fear; anxiety; post-traumatic stress disorder; temporal lobe epilepsy; Alzheimers; electrophysiological characteristics of amygdalar neurons; anatomy and neurochemistry of amygdalar neurons and their innervation by monoaminergic (e.g., serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine) neurons of the brainstem, and cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain; Neuroanatomy of emotional brain centers; Disorders of Cognition and Aging|
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