Habibeh Khoshbouei, Pharm. D., Ph.D.


Contact Information

Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei
Department of Neuroscience (Joint Appointment in Department of Psychiatry)
University of Florida, College of Medicine
Box 100244
Gainesville, FL 32610
Office Phone: (352)273-8115
Lab Phone: (352) 273-8739
Fax: (352) 392-8347
Email: habibeh@ufl.edu
Website: Department of Neuroscience Profile
Lab Website: Khoshbouei Laboratory


Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida College of Medicine (Joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine)
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physiology, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Research Area

Dr. Khoshbouei’s current research is primarily concerned with the effect of drugs, specifically methamphetamine, on the dopamine transporter.


Pharm, D., University of Tehran, Iran School of Pharmacy
Graduate Masters in Neurobiology, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
Ph.D. in Pharmacology, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, Advisor: David Morilak, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Current Research

Dr. Khoshbouei’s current research focus is on dopamine transporter activity (DAT). She is specifically considering how methamphetamine and amphetamine differentially affect DAT, how alpha-synuclein regulates DAT, and the mechanism of manganese-induced changes in DAT.

Recent Publications

Pubmed Profile