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Research and Graduate Training Faculty


Erickson, Carlton K., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research & Grad. Studies
Pfizer Centennial Professor of Pharm./Tox.
PHR 4.220C
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Recent Publications

The Betty Ford Institute Consensus Panel, What is recovery?  A working definition from the Betty Ford Institute, J. Subst. Abuse Treat. 33: 221-228 (2007).  

Erickson, C.K.,  Pharmacotherapy: Integrating new tools into practice. Addict. Prof. 5(2): 44-49 (March/April, 2007).

Erickson, C.K., In defense of "dependence".  Alc: Clin. Exp. Res. 32: 1-3 (2008). (Commentary)

Erickson, C.K. and White, W.L. The neurobiology of addiction recovery. Alc. Treat. Quart.  27: 338-345 (2009). (Commentary)

Brick, J. and Erickson, C.K., Intoxication is not always visible: An unrecognized prevention challenge". Alc: Clin. Exp. Res. 33: 1489-1507 (2009).  (Review)

Erickson, C.K., Addiction Essentials: The Go-To Guide for Clinicians and Patients, W.W. Norton, New York, NY (2011).   (Sole-authored book)

Cochran, G., Field, C., Lawson, K., and Erickson, C., Rx opioid abuse: The role of pharmacists. Poster presented at 74th Annual Meeting, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Palm Springs CA. (2012).  (Abstract)
(Out of a total of 173 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 123 professional publications.)

More information about Dr. Erickson
> Addiction Science Research and Education Center
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Last Reviewed: March 27, 2012

Division Information

Mailing Address:
Pharmacology & Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
107 W. Dean Keeton
Stop C0875
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmtox

Phone: 512-471-5158

Parkinson Gene Link May Aid Battle Against Disease

Dr. Som Mukhopad-
hyay led the research team that focused on the gene SLC30A10 and its role as a "door opener" in helping to remove elevated levels of manganese from cells. The study was published in the Oct. 15, 2014 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

> Read more about Dr. Mukhopadhyay's research.

Erickson Authors New Book

"Drugs, the Brain and Behavior" is co-authored by Dr. Carlton Erickson, the college's associate dean for research and graduate studies, and Dr. John Brick, executive director of Intoxikon International.

> Read more about Dr. Erickson's new book.

Gore receives SEBM award

Andrea Gore is named to the SEBM Distinguished Scientist Award.

> Read more about Dr. Gore's new award.

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