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Dr. A. Juorio B.Pharm, MSc, PhD Emeritus Professor Psychiatry


Dr. Juorio graduated in Pharmacy and Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Following graduation, he was involved in teaching and research in the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry (Buenos Aires, Argentina), the Pharmacology Unit (The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK), and the Department of Pharmacology (University College London, London, UK).

After eight years of post-graduate research in the UK, and a solid background in neuropharmacology, Dr. Juorio was offered a tenured position in the Psychiatry Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Saskatchewan.
During his research career he published more than 120 papers in neuropharmacology and neurobiology in refereed scientific journals and presented his work at many international meetings.

As part of his work in England and at the Psychiatric Research Unit, Dr. Juorio supervised a number of Doctoral Theses and the research progress of Post-Doctoral Fellows.

He is, or has been, a member of the British Pharmacological Society, Canadian Pharmacological Society, Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Society for Neuroscience, The International Society for Neurochemistry, and The Society for Neuroscience.

After first retiring in 1999, he was invited to join the Pharmacology Section, National Institutes of Mental Health (Bethesda, MD, USA), where he continued for two more years leading to the publication of a number of papers. Upon returning to Canada in 2002, Dr. Juorio continued to work part-time supervising postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Psychiatry (USask) until his final retirement in 2006.