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Physiology and Pharmacology

Julie A. Coffield

DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Toxicology & Neuroscience
Associate Dean, The UGA Graduate School
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Educational Background

  • ​DVM (1989) University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • PhD (1991) University of Wisconsin–Madison

Teaching Experience

  • ​Veterinary Toxicology, Course Coordinator
  • Mammalian Cell Physiology, Course Coordinator
  • Neurophysiology
  • Organ Systems Toxicology

Research Interests

  • ​Toxicology
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Cellular mechanisms of Botulinum neurotoxins

Dr. Coffield’s research interests focus on neurotoxic agents that alter synaptic transmission. In particular, she studies the actions of toxins such as the Clostridial neurotoxins (Botulinum and Tetanus) at the mammalian neuromuscular junction.


Selected Publications

  • ​Publications by Dr. Coffield may be found at PubMed.

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