Carmine Coscia, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor

Opioid receptors and the effects of opioids on brain development.

Office: DRC 411
Voice: (314) 977-9254

Research Interests

Opioid receptors are the targets of narcotics such as morphine and heroin. The long-range goal of our research is focused on how opioids affect brain development.

Recent Publications

MRI rectal cancer in Australia and New Zealand: An audit from the PETACC-6 trial
Gormly KL, Coscia C, Wells T, Tebbutt N, Harvey JA, Wilson K, Schmoll HJ and Price T

Generation, Quantification, and Tracing of Metabolically Labeled Fluorescent Exosomes
Coscia C, Parolini I, Sanchez M, Biffoni M, Boussadia Z, Zanetti C, Fiani ML and Sargiacomo M

Postoperative Care of a Liver Transplant Recipient Using a Classification System: Type A (Stable) Versus Type B (Unstable)
Coscia C, Saxton E and Dickinson S

Exosome-mediated transfer of miR-222 is sufficient to increase tumor malignancy in melanoma
Felicetti F, De Feo A, Coscia C, Puglisi R, Pedini F, Pasquini L, Bellenghi M, Errico MC, Pagani E and Carè A

Acute and chronic mu opioids differentially regulate thrombospondins 1 and 2 isoforms in astrocytes
Phamduong E, Rathore MK, Crews NR, D’Angelo AS, Leinweber AL, Kappera P, Krenning TM, Rendell VR, Belcheva MM and Coscia CJ

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology