David Farb

Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

  • Title Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
  • Office 72 E. Concord St Instructional (L) Boston MA 02118
  • Phone 617.358.9563
  • Education PhD, Brandeis University

Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

Research Interests:
Identification of pharmacological treatments for mental disorders of learning and memory
Impact of cognitive enhancers such as neuroactive steroids upon fundamental hippocampal systems for pattern separation (encoding), and pattern completion (retrieval)
Deficits in aspects of episodic memory dependent on hippocampal function associated with schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer’s Disease, and normal aging

Websites:
BU Profile
Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Faculty
Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology
ResearchGate
LinkedIn
Google Scholar

Departments & Programs:
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

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