McLean Hospital – 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478
Rajeev I. Desai, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He received his PhD from University of Birmingham, UK, before completing post-doctoral training at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Desai joined the Preclinical Pharmacology Program (directed by Dr. Jack Bergman) at McLean Hospital in 2006.
Dr. Desai’s research involves the use of behavioral and neurochemical techniques to improve our understanding of neurobiological and behavioral mechanisms that mediate addiction-related properties of psychomotor stimulant and cannabis-related drugs and based on that understanding, to develop novel pharmacotherapies to help manage drug dependence and addiction.
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