RIA Seminar Series
Neuroimaging Genetic Biomarkers of Addiction
Dr. Elliot Stein is Chief of the Neuroimaging Research Branch at the National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program (NIDA-IRP). Prior to coming to NIDA in 2002, he was Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), where he was also Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology, Neurobiology and the Biophysics Research Institute. He served as Director of Research and Vice Chair for Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry and was Associate Program Director and Director of the Imaging Core of the MCW General Clinical Research Center. He received his PhD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in neurophysiology and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the California Institute of Technology with James Olds, a pioneer in brain reward systems. He was a visiting professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU in the laboratory of Eric Simon, a co-discoverer of the opiate receptor.