Patricia Janak

Patricia Janak is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University who studies the biological basis of behavior through associative learning.[1] Janak applies this research to pathological behaviors, such as addiction and posttraumatic stress disorder, to improve understanding of how stimuli affect relapse and responses.[2]

Patricia Janak
Born1965 (age 5657)
United States
Alma materRutgers University (B.A., 1986)
University of California, Berkeley (M.A., 1990)
University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., 1993)
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Known forAddiction research
AwardsBloomberg Distinguished Professorships (2014)
Member, Society for Neuroscience
Member, Research Society on Alcoholism
Scientific career
FieldsNeuroscience
Behavioral Neuroscience
Neurobiology
Psychology
Neurology
InstitutionsJohns Hopkins University

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