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Danny G. Winder, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Graduate Training, Medical Scientist Training Program
Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Pharmacology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research


Dr. Danny G. Winder, Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research, serves as Associate Director of the MSTP.  Dr. Winder completed doctoral training at Emory University, postdoctoral training at Columbia University and joined the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics here in 1999.  His research focuses on synaptic mechanisms in addiction, anxiety and depression.  Dr. Winder joined the MSTP in 2013.