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Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admissions
+1.209.946.2211
Office of the Dean
+1.209.946.2561
751 Brookside Road
Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing - 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95211

James A. Uchizono, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Dean and Director, PreHealth Programs
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry

Phone: 209.946.2396
Email:
juchizono@pacific.edu

Research Interests
Our research group is primarily involved with the mathematical modeling of static and time-varying, linear and non-linear systems applied to pharmacological and biological cascades, mechanisms, and responses. Specifically, we are studying the delayed onset of action of antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). We use microdialysis techniques and multiple modeling software packages (Matlab®, SAAM-II®, Stella®, WinNonLin®, Scientist®, C/C++, BASIC, FORTRAN).

Biography
Dr. Jim Uchizono earned his bachelor of science in chemistry and biology from University of California Irvine in 1985. He later attended University of California San Francisco where he received his doctor of pharmacy in 1990 and his doctor of philosophy in 2001. Dr. Uchizono interned and worked at Genetech, Inc in 1992. He joined the Pacific Pharmacy family in 2000.