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


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

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2015 Feb 12
Boschi NM, Takeuchi K, Sterling C, Tank AW. "Differential expression of polycytosine-binding protein isoforms in adrenal gland, locus coeruleus and midbrain." Neuroscience. 2015 Feb 12; 286:1-12. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
2015 Feb 1
Kudrick N, Chan O, La Gamma EF, Kim JL, Tank AW, Sterling C, Nankova BB. "Posttranscriptional regulation of adrenal TH gene expression contributes to the maladaptive responses triggered by insulin-induced recurrent hypoglycemia." Physiological reports. 2015 Feb 1; 3(2)Epub 2015 Feb 22.
2015 Jan
Tank AW, Lee Wong D. "Peripheral and central effects of circulating catecholamines." Comprehensive Physiology. 2015 Jan; 5(1):1-15.
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.

Current Appointments

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD) - Primary


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