Dr Lauren Burgeno

Dr Lauren Burgeno (photo: Stuart Bebb)

Dr Lauren Burgeno

BS California, PhD Washington
Dan Norman Early Career Fellow in (Bio)medical Sciences (Addiction Research)
Academic subject(s): 
Biomedical Sciences
  • Core subject area: Behavioral neuroscience.
  • Research interests: i) Understanding the role of the neurotransmitter dopamine in behavioural control, particularly in relevance to addiction; ii) determining how individual differences in biology impact susceptibility to addiction; iii) understanding how the acetylcholine and dopamine neurotransmitter systems work synergistically on a subsecond timescale to control decision-making.
  • Teaching: Addiction neuroscience.

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