Curt Ronald Cyr

Dr. Cyr is a native of Maine and went on to the University of Rhode Island completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and Zoology. He obtained a masters in Cell Biology and a doctoral degree in Pharmacology from New York University while studying the desensitization of Endothelin receptors. Dr. Cyr completed two National Institute of Drug Abuse Post-doctoral fellowships at NYU and the University of Washington studying opiate receptors before returning to Maine in 1996. He then spent three years at Maine Medical Center Research Institute as a post-doctoral fellow conducting research on the signal transduction pathway of Fibroblast Growth Factor receptors. From there Dr. Cyr spent eight years as the Chair of the Pharmacy Technician program at Southern Maine Community College before accepting the position as the Associate Dean for the College of Pharmacy. In June of 2014, Dr. Cyr transferred to the College of Dental Medicine as a Clinical Professor. Dr. Cyr has been a licensed pharmacist since 1988.

Education

Ph.D.

New York University

1994

M.S.

New York University

1990

B.S.

University of Rhode Island

1988

Board Certifications and Licenses

Registered Pharmacist State of Maine

Fellowship

Department of Pharmacology

University of Washington

Seattle

Washington

Fellowship

National Institute of Drug Abuse

New York University

New York

New York

Fellowship

Center for Molecular Medicine

Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Scarborough

Maine

Expertise

Medication Adherence

Pharmacology of G protein Coupled Receptors

Molecular Biology and Electrophysiology

Signal Transduction Pathways

Research

Research Interests

Pharmacology and Medication Adherence

Curt Ronald Cyr

,

Ph.D., R.Ph.

Clinical Professor

Goddard Hall
216

ccyr@une.edu

(207) 221-4150