Alvin Terry Jr.

Department Chair

Alvin Terry Jr.

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

Other Duties

Asc VP Basic Science Research, Research

Regents' Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

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  • (706) 721-2347
  • CB 3545A


  • Ph.D., Pharmacy (PharmD [USA] PharmD, University of South Carolina -, 1991

  • BS, Pharmacy (PharmD [USA] PharmD, Medical University of South Ca, 1982

  • AS, Pre-Pharmacy Studies North Greenville College, 1979

Awards & Honors

  • Regents’ Professor, Awarded 2012

  • GHSU School of Graduate Studies Distinguished Research Award 2012

  • Back to South Carolina Alumnus Award 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURO 9300

    Research in Neuroscience
  • BIOM 8030

    Experimental Therapeutics
  • MEDI 5244

    Mod 7: Endocrine/Reproductive
  • PHRM 9300

  • PHRM 9020

    Seminar in Pharmacology
  • MEDI 5236

    Mod 3: Central Nervous System
  • NURO 8082

    Neuroscience II
  • PHRM 8042

    Pharmacology & Therapeutics I


Selected Recent Publications

  • Diisopropylfluorophosphate Impairs the Transport of Membrane-Bound Organelles in Rat Cortical Axons., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of the nicotinic agonist varenicline on the performance of tasks of cognition in aged and middle-aged rhesus and pigtail monkeys., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • GGA3 Interacts with a G Protein-Coupled Receptor and Modulates Its Cell Surface Export., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Bio-generation of stable isotope-labeled internal standards for absolute and relative quantitation of phase II drug metabolites in plasma samples using LC-MS/MS”, 2015
  • Pharmacokinetics of cotinine in rats: A potential therapeutic agent for disorders of cognitive function, 2015

Professional Service

  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer