Blackford investigating role of the human BNST circuit in alcohol withdrawal

March 31, 2017

Jenni Blackford, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, is currently investigating the role of the human BNST circuit in alcohol withdrawal in a study funded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Serving as co-principal investigator alongside Dr. Blackford is Danny Winder, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and serving as co-investigator is Meg Benningfield, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics.