Amy Janes, PhD
Amy Janes, Ph.D., is an investigator at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Intramural Research Program (IRP). Prior to joining NIDA, Dr. Janes spent 15 years at Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital where she was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry. In 2007, Dr. Janes received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Boston University where her research focused on preclinical models of cocaine dependence. Dr. Janes currently uses multi-modal neuroimaging techniques in clinical populations to study addiction, with a specific focus on nicotine dependence. Dr. Janes’ research interests include: identifying individual vulnerabilities for developing and maintaining addictive disorders, evaluating brain changes following treatment, and determining how other cognitive, affective, and psychiatric disorders contribute to addiction.