Department of Psychiatry

Biological Psychiatry Analytical Laboratory



Javors LabThe mission of the Biological Psychiatry Laboratory is to provide accurate and timely analytical and pharmacological services and collaboration with investigators in the mental health and addiction science research areas.



Martin Javors, PhD, is the Director of the lab.
Laboratory staff include:

Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, PhD (Assistant Professor)

Jesse Sanchez (Research Associate-Senior)

Greg Friesenhahn (Research Associate-Senior)

David Galindo (Research Associate)



Lab Phone: 210-567-5410
Dr. Javors Phone: 210-567-5532
Lab Fax: 210-567-6471

Biological Psychiatry Analytical Lab
Department of Psychiatry-750E
University of Texas HSC
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229


The Biological Psychiatry Analytical Lab does not include a clinical component at this time. However, the measurements provided by the lab for research studies are currently used in some clinical settings.


The BPL collaborates with many investigators at UTHSC-SA and also at other institutions as part of clinical and basic science research studies.  Here is a partial list.

Bryon Adinoff, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Robert Anthenelli, University of Cincinnati

Charles Bowden, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Don Dougherty, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Elizabeth Fernandez, Barshop Center, Dept. of Pharmacology, UTHSC-SA

Brett Ginsburg, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Bankole Johnson, Dept. of Psychiatry Medicine, University of Virginia

Wouter Koek, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Rick Lamb, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Deb Mangold, University of Texas-San Antonio

Paul Marques, University of Maryland

Lance McMahon, Dept. of Pharmacology, UTHSC-SA

Alec Miller, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Uma Rao, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

John Roache, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Arlan Richardson, Barshop Center, Dept. of Physiology, UTHSCSA-SA

Dave Sharp, Dept. of Molecular Medicine, UTHSC-SA

Steve Stern, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

Randy Strong, Barshop Center, Dept. of Pharmacology, UTHSC-SA

Alan Swann, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-Houston

Jennifer Thomas, Medical University of South Carolina

Dawn Velligan, Dept. of Psychiatry, UTHSC-SA

David Weinshenker, Emory University Medical School


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