Primary Faculty

Peter R. Martin, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Pharmacology

M.Sc., University of Toronto (Pharmacology)
M.D., McGill University (Medicine)
B.Sc., McGill University (Honours Molecular Genetics)

Brief Bio
Dr. Peter Martin has been a member of the faculty since 1986, when he established the Division of Addiction Psychiatry. Currently, he is Director of the Vanderbilt Addiction Center. His research and scholarly interests include the molecular basis, diagnosis, and treatment of drug use disorders with an emphasis on substance-induced mental disorders.

Clinical Interests
Addiction Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Neuropsychiatry

Research Interests
Molecular biology of thiamine, neuroimaging to elucidate the pathogenesis of addiction and alcohol-induced brain damage, and the clinical pharmacology of addictive substances, including novel pharmacological treatments of addictive disorders.

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