Huda Akil

Office Room:
2064
Office Building:
MBNI
Faculty
Admission Year:
2015
Subdivision:
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
Biography/Resume: 

PhD, University of California

Professor of Psychiatry and Research Professor of Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute

Research in the Akil laboratory is focused on understanding the neurobiology of emotions, including pain, anxiety, depression and substance abuse. Early on, our research focused on the role of the endorphins and their receptors in pain and stress responsiveness.