Paul W. Czoty, PhD

Paul W. Czoty, PhD


czoty_medPaul W. Czoty, PhD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157-1083
Phone: 336-713-7112
Fax: 336-713-7180

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, postdoctoral fellow (2000-2002)
Emory University, PhD, Neuroscience (2000)
University of Notre Dame, BS, Biological Sciences (1994)

Research Area
Nonhuman primate models of substance abuse: behavioral pharmacology and brain imaging

Academic Activities
Director, Integrative Physiology & Pharmacology Graduate Program 
Chair, WFU Animal Care and Use Committee
Wake Forest Primate Center
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Activities in Medical and Graduate Education
Lectures in graduate and medical student courses related to behavioral pharmacology, mood disorder pharmacotherapy, stimulant drugs.

Brief Summary of Research
Characterizing the genetic, environmental and neurobiological factors that influence sensitivity to the abuse-related effects of cocaine and alcohol.

Understanding long-term changes in the brain and in behavior that occur during cocaine and alcohol self-administration and during abstinence.

Defining the pharmacological properties that characterize an effective medication for cocaine and alcohol use disorders.

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