|Name:||Dr. Marlene A. Wilson|
|Department:||Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience|
|Building:||Medical V.A. #1 D-41|
|Position:||Professor; Department Chair|
|Research Interests:||Neuroscience: Anxiety, Depression, & Stress Disorders; Experimental Psychology; Neuropeptides; Anxiety; epilepsy and seizure disorders; amygdala fear circuit; role of specific brain regions; role of neuropeptides; Behavioral Neuroscience; Experimental Psychology; neurochemical underpinnings of anxiety-related and seizure disorders; neurochemical underpinnings of anxiety-related behaviors; role of neuropeptides and the amygdala in anxiety-related behaviors and the actions of anxiety-reducing modalities such as the Valium-like benzodiazepines, alcohol and exercise; Gender & drugs on anxiety behavior; Neurochemistry of stress responses; Individual differences in stress responses and cardiovascular disease; Anxiety-related changes in seizure disorders; Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse; Biomarkers of anxiety and alcohol consumption|
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