University of Toledo, USA
Youssef Sari is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology. He received his Doctorate in Neuroscience from Pierre and Marie Curie University, Institute of Neuroscience, (Paris, France) and subsequently held Post-doc and faculty research positions at Indiana University. He is currently holding a faculty position at the level of Assistant, Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toledo, Ohio, USA. He is the PI of R01 grant project from NIH-NIAA; the project focuses on the role of glutamate transporter 1 (GLT1) in alcohol-drinking behavior using compounds that upregulate this transporter. He has patents for two compounds that may have potential uses for the treatment of alcohol dependence. He is also testing compounds for the treatment of diseases involving oxidative stress.
His interests are alcohol-drinking behavior and treatment of alcohol dependence