Gary B. Kaplan

Boston University School of Medicine, USA

Gary B. Kaplan works as a Professor of psychiatry and pharmacology and experimental therapeutics at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA, and serves as the Director of the Mental Health Service and Chief of Psychiatry at VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Mass, where he is a staff psychiatrist. He is also a Professor of psychology and Faculty Member at Center for Neuroscience at Boston University and is a Lecturer on psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. His clinical and preclinical and research focus is on the neurobiology and neuropharmacology of addiction, schizophrenia, and conditioned fear. His research examines conditioned drug reward and its extinction and is published in journals of pharmacology and neuroscience. Dr. Kaplan currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. His national role in psychiatry has been recognized by the American Psychiatric Association where he was conferred as a Distinguished Fellow. He is the lead author of a text for the American Psychiatric Publishing Inc. for psychiatric clinicians and residents entitled Brain Circuitry and Signaling in Psychiatry, which examines the functional circuitry and neurochemical pathways in psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Kaplan is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University College of Medicine (Hahnemann). His residency training in psychiatry and postdoctoral research training in pharmacology were at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA.

Biography Updated on 24 January 2011

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