Our Scientists

“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.”
~Jim Rohn

Who We Are

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Dr. Kathryn Cunningham

Addiction & Neuropsychopharmacology

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Dr. Fernanda Laezza

Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Dr. Kelly Dineley

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Scott Gilbertson

Addiction & Medical Chemistry

Dr. Gabrielle Rudenko


Jeff R. Temple, Ph. D.

Substance Use & Psychology

Dr. Noelle Anastasio

Eating Disorders & Neuropsychiatry

John Neumaier, M.D., Ph.D.

Depression & Schizophrenia

Dr. Jonathan Hommel

Eating Disorders & Obesity

Dr. John Allen

Addiction & Neuropharmacology

Mental Treatment

Denise Wilkes, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuropathic Pain

Dr. Jia Zhou

Drug Use & Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Irma (Lisa)

Neuroinfectious diseases and neuroinflammation