Hibah O Awwad

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Hibah O Awwad


Awwad, Hibah O. (HSC)
Clinical Assistant Professor

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College Of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences -Clinical Assistant Professor

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Research Projects:

"Characterization of [18]F-FB-RYYRIR-NH2 as a PET tracer for in vivo ORL1 receptor imaging in rats." OUHSC College of Pharmacy Seed Grant, Nov 2009-Oct 2010.
"Modulation of Inflammatory Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Pain of PTSD and TBI; Prevention and Treatment
Unveiling the Neurotoxic Mechanisms of Traumatic Brain Injury (COP Seed Grant)

Selected Publications:

Blast Overpressure Waves Induce Transient Anxiety and Regional Changes in Cerebral Glucose Metabolism and Delayed Hyperarousal in Rats
2015    Awwad HO, Goznalez LP, Tompkins P, Lerner M, Brckett DJ, Awasthi V, Standifer KM
Front Neurology
Cellular Mechanisms of Nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) Peptide (NOP) Receptor Regulation and Heterologous Regulations by N/OFQ
2013    Donica CL, Awwad HO, Thakker DR, Standifer KM
Mol Pharmacol
Post-blast Treatment with Nociceptin/Orphanin FQ Peptide (NOP) Receptor Antagonist Reduces Brain Ingury-induced Hypoxia and Signaling Protein in Vestibulomotor-related Brain Regions
   Awwad HO, Simpson-Durand C, Gonzalez LP, Tompkins P, Zhang Y, Lerner M, Brackett DJ, Sherry DM, Awasthi V, Stanififer KM
Scientifc Reoports
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