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George Koob

George F. Koob, Ph.D. (1947- ) is a Professor and Chair of the Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders at The Scripps Research Institute and Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Koob is a pioneering researcher in the field of substance abuse and stress. He has proposed, with Dr. Michel Le Moal, a contemporary model of drug addiction termed "the allostatic model of addiction[1]" He is one of the most highly cited contemporary neuroscientists [2]. Dr. Koob has co-authored a book with Dr. Le Moal, titled "Neurobiology of Addiction".


[1] Koob, GF and Le Moal, M. Science 278:52-58

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