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Frederick A Curro, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine
Room 380SE Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Fax: 212-995-4087



1968 B.S., St. John's University
1972 D.M.D., Tufts University
1977 Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus


Research Interests / Professional Overview:

Clinical Parmacology


Current Funding:

NIH and Industry


Representative Publications:

Curro, F.A.: The Existence of Alpha-Adrenergic Receptors in Canine and Rodent Vascular Smooth Muscle. Ph.D. Thesis, The Ohio State University, 1976.

Greenberg, S. and Curro, F.A.: Venous Smooth Muscle Function During the Development of Genetic Hypertension. Bibliotheca Anatomica 16 (Part 2): 304-306, 1977.

Greenberg, S., Curro, F.A. and Gardier, R.W.: Age Dependence of Venous Changes in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats. Bibliotheca Anatomica 16 (Part 2): 347-352, 1977.

Weisse, I., Hoefke, W., Greenberg, S., Curro, F.A., Gaida, W., Stotzer, H. and Kreuzer, H.: Opthalmological and Pharmacological Studies after Administration of Clonidine in Rats. Archives of Toxicology, 41: 89-98, 1978.

Curro, F.A., Greenberg, S., Verbeuren, T.J. and Vanhoutte, P.M.: Interaction Between Alpha-Adrenergic and Serotonergic Activation of Canine Saphenous Veins. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Therap., 207: 936-949, 1978.

Curro, F.A.: The Peripheral Nervous System and Its Role in Mediating Pain. Dent. Clin. Am., 22 51-61, 1978

Curro, F.A. and Burokoff, R.P.: Pharmacotherapy III: Tranquilizers-Psychological and Pharmacological Components, Dent. Clin. North Am. 22: 143-9, 1978.

Greenberg, S., Curro, F.A., Palmer, G.C., Palmer, S.J., Darda, S. and Hoefke, W.: Possible Involvement of Cyclic AMP and Frontal Cortex in Amitriptyline Mediated Suppression of the Hypotensive Effect of Clonidine. Life Science 27: 2669-2674,1980.

Greenberg, S., Kadowitz, P.J., Hyman, A. and Curro, F.A.: Adrenergic Mechanisms in Canine Intralobar Pulmonary Arteries and Veins. Amer. J. Physiol. Heart and Circulatory Physiol. 9: H274-285, 1981.

Curro, F.A. and Greenberg, S.: Differences in Adrenergic Receptor Populations in Canine Dorsal Metatarsal Veins and Intralobar Pulmonary Arteries. Methods and Findings Exp. Clin. Pharmacol. 5: 17-32, 1983