Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Ahmad A. Altarifi

Assistant Professor
Jordan University of Science and Technology


Education • Bsc. in Dentistry from Jordan University Of Science And Technology, 2004 • Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013

Research Interest



  • Altarifi AA, Rice KC, Negus SS, "Effects of ?-opioid receptor agonists in assays of acute pain-stimulated and pain-depressed behavior in male rats: role of ?-agonist efficacy and noxious stimulus intensity.," journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol. 352, no. 2, pp. 208-217, 2015

  • Altarifi AA, Yuan Y, Zhang Y, Selley DE, Negus SS., "Effects of the novel, selective and low-efficacy mu opioid receptor ligand NAQ on intracranial self-stimulation in rats.," psychopharmacology, vol. 232, no. 4, pp. 815-824, 2015

  • Altarifi AA, Rice KC, Negus SS, "Abuse-related effects of ?-opioid analgesics in an assay of intracranial self-stimulation in rats: modulation by chronic morphine exposure.," Behavioural Pharmacology, vol. 24, no. 5-6, pp. 459-470, 2013

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