Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Chairman, Department of Neurosciences
|Dr. Peter W. Kalivas received his B.S. in Biology from Western Washington University and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Washington. He completed post-doctoral work at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, concentrating on Neuropharmacology. He is co-chair of the Department of Neurosciences with a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Kalivas is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council at NIDA, current recipient of a Merit Award from NIH, and is a Distinguished University Professor.|
|• Brain circuitry underlying addiction|
• Neuroplasticity underlying the development of drugs of abuse, as well as the
learning and memory deficits associated with impoverished rearing environments
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