Ronald Emeson, Ph.D.

Joel G. Hardman Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director, IDDRC Neuroscience Core D; Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee; Director, Office of Animal Welfare Assurance; Interim Director, Vanderbilt Brain Institute

Investigator

Ronald Emeson, Ph.D.

Contact Info

Phone
(615) 936-1688

Email
ron.emeson@vanderbilt.edu

Address
8140 MRB III

Overview of Interests

Mechanisms of tissue-specific RNA processing; role of RNA editing in receptor diversity, regulation of feeding behavior.

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Grants

  • Serotonin 2C Receptor Alternative Splicing and the Regulation of Food Intake [Prader-Willi syndrome] (Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grant)
  • Stress-Induced Alterations in Serotonin 2C Receptor Editing and Behavior (Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grant)
  • Stress-Mediated Alterations in Serotonin 2c Receptor Editing and Function