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Department of Pharmacology

Department of Pharmacology
 

Timothy Benke, MD PhD

Associate Professor


Contact Information:

University of Colorado Denver
Department of Pharmacology
Mail Stop 8303, RC1-North
12800 East 19th Ave
Aurora CO 80045

Phone: (303) 724-3568
Fax: (303) 724-3663
E-mail: tim.benke@ucdenver.edu
curriculum vitae

Affiliated Programs

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Dr. Benke's laboratory studies the function of synapses, the primary means of communication between neurons in the brain. Discoveries include mechanisms for synaptic changes that are likely associated with learning and memory. Research is directed at discovering how synapses change with development and following seizures. Results are likely to help prevent the effects of early-life seizures, which can include learning impairment and epilepsy.

Current Lab Members 

 Results From Personnel : Selected site and subsites
First NameLast NameMiddle InitialDegreePosition
PaulBernardB.PhDPostdoctoral Fellow
AnnaCastano BSProfessional Research Assistant
HeatherO'LearyE.PhDPostdoctoral Fellow

  

Previous Trainees 

 Results From Personnel : Selected site and subsites
First NameLast NameMiddle InitialDegreePosition
BrandonCornejoJ.PhDPostdoctoral Fellow
AllisonGehrke BSGraduate Student
ElizabethStubblefieldA.PhDGraduate Student