PhD, Neurobiology, University of Chicago
BA, Psychology, University of Connecticut
Dan is a translational scientist with a doctorate in neurobiology and specialized training in drug addiction and neuroendocrinology. His research seeks to identify the biological and behavioral mechanisms subserving individual differences in acute response to drugs of abuse, the development of drug use disorders, and treatment response to pharmacotherapies for addiction. Dan is currently the primary investigator for an individual fellowship from the Tobacco-related Disease Research Program investigating the efficacy of varenicline in mitigating alcohol-induced smoking lapse. He also serves as a co-investigator on an R21 from NIAAA examining the relationship between subjective response to alcohol and willingness to work for the drug.
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