Dept.: Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Center for Neurobiology of Addiction, Pain, and Emotion, & Dept. of Pharmacology
Neuroscience Focus Groups:
Cell and Molecular Neuroscience
Disorders of the Nervous System
Neurotransmitters, Modulators, Transporters and Receptors
Excitable Membranes and Synaptic Transmission
The Stuber lab studies the connectivity and function of major cell groups in the reward circuit and characterizes their role in feeding behavior, drug reinforcement processes, social interaction. They utilize optogenetic and 2-photon imaging approaches with the goal of developing future treatments for addiction and mental illness.