Brian Cox, Ph.D.

Brian Cox, Ph.D.

Brian Cox

Name: Brian Cox, Ph.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Professor, former Chair, Department of Pharmacology

Affiliated Center: CNRM

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Office Phone: (301) 295-3260


Brian Cox is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at USU. After training in Britain and serving as a faculty member in the University of London, he moved to Stanford University to join the Addiction Research Foundation before coming to USU. He has worked for many years on the pharmacology of opiate drugs, drug tolerance and dependence mechanisms, and on the roles of endogenous neuropeptides in the central nervous system. Dr. Cox is President-Elect of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Pharmacology
4301 Jones Bridge Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814