Investigating Tissue Damage and Pain upon Injection: Models and Mechanisms

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

Gayle A. Brazeau, Ph.D.

Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy, University of New England


Before coming to UNE, Dr. Brazeau was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Previously, she was a faculty member at the University of Houston and the University of Florida. Dr. Brazeau is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and serves on several editorial advisory boards for other scientific journals. She has served as an elected officer, committee member and committee chair for numerous scientific and professional organizations including the Chair of the Council of Faculties for AACP and the Chair of the Student and Post-Doc Outreach and Development Committee for AAPS.

Her pedagogical research interests focus on curricular assessment strategies, design and assessment of student learning. Her laboratory research interests focus on investigating the biochemical and toxicological interactions of drugs or excipients with skeletal muscle following intramuscular or systemic administration and the role of myostatin in muscle wasting conditions. Other research interests include the development of intramuscular formulations with reduced muscle damage upon injection without altering drug bioavailability.

She is the author or co-author on over 45 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, books and other types of publications. She is a recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. She was a member of the 2005-2006 AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program. She is also a member of the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York Fellows Action Network.


Center for Excellence in Neurosciences


12:00 PM
Alfond Room 106

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public