Prof. Russell J. Buono Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, USA

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Russell Buono is a Professor of Biomedical Sciences at CMSRU. His research focuses on molecular biology and genetics of the human brain and disease states with a focus on epilepsy, substance abuse and bipolar disorder. Dr. Buono earned his doctorate degree in Cell and Developmental Biology from Temple University in... read more1990. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at the National Eye Institute in Bethesda, MD and Whitney Marine Laboratory at the University of Florida, St. Augustine, FL. Prior to joining CMSRU, Dr. Buono served as Associate Chief of Staff for Research at the Coatesville VA Medical Center where he conducted research projects as a scientist and was the lead administrator (service chief) of Research and Development, managing staff and providing oversight for all aspects of animal and human research on the campus. An accomplished researcher, Dr. Buono has authored or co-authored hundreds of peer reviewed articles, book chapters and presentations. His current research focuses on molecular genetics and cell biology of human neurological and psychiatric disorders, including oxygen regulated gene expression and the emerging field of pharmacogenetics.