Nii Addy
Nii Addy
Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2023


Duke University, BS, 2000, Biology with a Neuroscience concentration; Yale University, PhD, 2007, Neuroscience

Professional Area

Cholinergic, dopaminergic, and L-type calcium channel mechanisms mediating substance use and mood disorders


For facilitating a paradigm shift in mood disorders research, elucidating midbrain cholinergic and dopaminergic interactions mediating stress, anxiety, and comorbid mood disorder and substance use related behaviors, with implications for the understanding and treatment of these psychiatric illnesses.