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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Research and Graduate Training Faculty


Morrisett, Richard, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharm./Tox.
Revco Foundation Fellow
PHR 5.218C

Affiliations and Honors

  • Associate Professor, Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, 1997-present.

  • Member of the Institute for Neuroscience, University of Texas at Austin, 1997-present.

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Section of Neurobiology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1999-present.

  • National Institutes of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) ALTX-3 regular study section member, 1998-present.

  • 1996 Young Investigator Award, University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

  • 1994 Young Investigator Award, Research Society for Alcoholism.

  • 1998 Editorial Review Board, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

More information about Dr. Morrisett
> CV (pdf)
> Representative Publications (pdf)
> Affiliations & Honors

Last Reviewed: July 22, 2014

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

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