Maarten Reith was born in 1946 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. Since 2003, he is a Professor of psychiatry (and since 2006 pharmacology) at the NYU School of Medicine. He is an Adjunct Professor of biological sciences at the Illinois State University, Normal, and the Faculty of the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at NYU. Previously, Reith was a research scientist at the Center for Neurochemistry, NY, USA (later N. S. Kline Institute) (1978–1991) and an Associate Professor of pharmacology at the College of Medicine at Chicago at Peoria, University of Illinois (1991–2003). His main interests are monoaminergic transmission, drugs of abuse, antidepressants, and Parkinsonism, with a large component of preclinical drug development. Moreover, he has been the recipient of grants by the National Institutes of Health and has served on multiple NIH study sections including the National Institute of Drug Abuse Center’s Committee, the NIDA/B Subcommittee, the NIH MDCN-4 Committee, and currently the Molecular Neuropharmacology and Signaling Committee (MNPS). He is on the Editorial Boards of Neurochemical Research, the Journal of Neuroscience Methods, and the European Journal of Pharmacology.
Biography Updated on 24 September 2009