Physiology and Pharmacology

Howard C. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Interim Chair 

Telephone: (419) 383-4182
FAX: (419) 383-2871

e-mail: Howard.Rosenberg@utoledo.edu

Training:

  • B.A., Biology, 1969 Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
  • Ph.D., Pharmacology, 1975, Cornell University Medical College
  • M.D., 1976, Cornell University Medical College

Appointments:

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Pharmacology, Cornell University Medical College, 1976-77
  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Medical College of Ohio, 1977-1982
  • Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Medical College of Ohio, 1982-1989
  • Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Medical University of Ohio, 1990-Present
  • Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies, Medical College of Ohio, 1992-1997
  • Chairman of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Medical University of Ohio, 1997-2005
  • Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, HSC, 2006-
  • Interim Chair, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, HSC, 2013-

Research Interests:

Neuropharmacology, benzodiazepines, drug tolerance and dependence

Representative Publications:

  • Li, M., Szabo, A., and Rosenberg, H.C. (2000): Down-regulation of benzodiazepine binding to alpha5 subunit-containing GABA-A receptors in tolerant rat brain indicates particular involvement of the hippocampal CA1 region. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 295:689-696.
  • Dong, Y. and Rosenberg, H.C. (2004): Prolonged changes in Ca2+/calmodulin dependent protein kinase II after a brief pentylenetetrazol seizure: Potential role in kindling. Epilepsy Res. 58:107-117.
  • Dong, Y. and Rosenberg, H.C. (2004): Brief seizure activity alters Ca2+/calmodulin dependent protein kinase II dephosphorylation and subcellular distribution in rat brain for several hours. Neurosci. Lett. 357:95-98.
  • Pi, X., Lee, J., Li, F., and Rosenberg, H.C. (2004): Decreased expression of brain cAMP response element-binding protein gene following pentylenetetrazol seizure. Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. 127:60-67.
  • Greenfield, L.J. and Rosenberg, H.C. (2004): Short-acting and other benzodiazepines. In The Treatment of Epilepsy, 2nd Edition, Shorvon, S., Fish, D., Dodson, E.W., Olivier, A., and Perucca, E., editors. Blackwell Science, Ltd., Oxford, UK, pp. 374-390. 
  • Greenfield, L.J. , Rosenberg, H.C. and Homan, R.W.(2006) Benzodiazepines in The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice, 3rd edition, ed. E. Wyllie, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, pp. 829-854.
Last Updated: 3/22/15