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Allison M. Andrews, PhD

Assistant Professor (Research), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Professor, Center for Substance Abuse Research

Allison Andrews
About Me

Research Interests

My research program focuses on combining cross-discipline techniques in the study of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) during HIV infection, substance abuse, and mechanical injury (Traumatic Brain Injury). One aspect of these endeavors involves the generation of new models of the BBB.

Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Laboratory of Dr. Servio H. Ramirez, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Laboratory of Dr. Victor Rizzo, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA
  • BS, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Memberships

  • College on Problems of Drug Dependence
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Association of Women in Science
  • American Heart Association
  • Society of NeuroImmune Pharmacology
  • Society of Neuroscience, Philadelphia Chapter
  • Society of Neuroscience American
  • Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Honors & Awards

  • K01 Mentored Career Award (K01DA046308), NIDA, 2019-2024
  • NIDA Diversity Scholars Network Program, Mentee, 2017
  • Invited Trainee Talk, Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society (MAPS) Meeting, 2016
  • NIH/NIDA Ruth Kirschstein Fellow (F32DA041282), 2016-2018
  • Travel Award, Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology, 2016
  • Invited Trainee Talk, Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society (MAPS) Meeting, 2015
  • Fellow, Drugs of Abuse and Related Neuropeptides (T32DA007237), 2015-2016
  • Early Career Investigator Travel Award, Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology, 2015
  • Executive Board Meritorious Service Award, 2010
  • International Studies Office Travel Award, 2009
  • Graduate Studies Office Travel Award, 2009 & 2010
  • Calhoun Graduate Fellowship, 2006-2011
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2006
  • Outstanding Senior Award, 2006
  • President's Recognition of Outstanding Undergraduate Students, 2005
  • Rainbow Alliance Service Award, 2005
  • Florida Academic Scholars Award, 2002-2006
  • Florida RV Trade Association Scholarship, 2002-2006
Publications

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