Yantao Zuo, PhD


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Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Addictions
2424 Erwin Rd Suite 201
Durham, NC 27705
Office Telephone:
(919) 668-5055
  • PhD, Southern Illinois University, 2005
Research Interests:
Interested in neurobiological and psychological mechanisms and factors of nicotine addiction and tobacco dependence. Focused on using neuroimaging approaches (EEG, fMRI, and PET) to investigate the brain mechanisms underlying addictive effects of nicotine and nicotine withdrawal; understanding individual differences (sex, genetic makeup, neurobiological markers, and personality traits) in affective and craving processes during smoking abstinence and cessation.