Arnold William Tank, Ph.D.

Arnold William Tank, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 711
Rochester, NY 14642

Bio

The biographical information for Arnold William Tank, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Lewis Pratt Ross Professor and Chair 2011 - Present
Dean's Senior Teaching Scholar Award. 2000 - 2003
Paul Stark Professor of Pharmacology (endowed chair). 2000 - Present
Special commendation for Excellence in Teaching Second Year Medical Students; University of Rochester Medical School. 1996
Herbert W. Mapstone Award for Excellence in Teaching Second Year Medical Students; University of Rochester Medical School. 1995
NRSA Post-doctoral Fellowship 5 F32 NS 05567. 1976 - 1979
Arnold K. Balls Award, Purdue University (for outstanding research as a graduate student).
David Ross Fellowship, Purdue University.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 51 available »

2009 Oct
Xu L, Sterling CR, Tank AW. "cAMP-mediated stimulation of tyrosine hydroxylase mRNA translation is mediated by polypyrimidine-rich sequences within its 3'-untranslated region and poly(C)-binding protein 2." Molecular pharmacology.. 2009 Oct; 76(4):872-83. Epub 2009 Jul 20.
2009 Jun
Radcliffe PM, Sterling CR, Tank AW. "Induction of tyrosine hydroxylase mRNA by nicotine in rat midbrain is inhibited by mifepristone." Journal of neurochemistry.. 2009 Jun; 109(5):1272-84. Epub 2009 Mar 23.
2008 Jun
Chen X, Xu L, Radcliffe P, Sun B, Tank AW. "Activation of tyrosine hydroxylase mRNA translation by cAMP in midbrain dopaminergic neurons." Molecular pharmacology.. 2008 Jun; 73(6):1816-28. Epub 2008 Mar 18.
2008 Jan 16
Chen X, Rzhetskaya M, Kareva T, Bland R, During MJ, Tank AW, Kholodilov N, Burke RE. "Antiapoptotic and trophic effects of dominant-negative forms of dual leucine zipper kinase in dopamine neurons of the substantia nigra in vivo." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2008 Jan 16; 28(3):672-80.
2008
Tank AW, Xu L, Chen X, Radcliffe P, Sterling CR. "Post-transcriptional regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase expression in adrenal medulla and brain." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.. 2008 1148:238-48.

Current Appointments

Chair - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD) - Primary Administrative
Lewis Pratt Ross Professorship of Pharmacology and Physiology - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Biochemistry | Purdue University1976
BS | Chemistry | Lehigh University1972

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Instructor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Dept. of Pharmacology. 1982
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Advisor: Dr. Norman Weiner. 1980