Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism

More Information

For more information, please visit the CTNA website.


To bridge the gap between basic and clinical neuroscience of alcoholism.

Research Portfolio: 

  • Structural and functional brain imaging
  • Clinical neuroscience and experimental therapeutics
  • Functional Neuroimaging
  • Molecular Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Molecular Genetics

Who is eligible?

  • Heavy drinkers
  • Healthy individuals


Yale Faculty

Anissa Abi-Dargham

Staff Affiliate Psychiatry

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (in Radiology) - Columbia University

Director of the Division of Translational Imaging, NYSPI - Columbia

Director of Clinical and Imaging Research, Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research, NYSPI - Columbia

Alan Anticevic, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology

Co-Director, Division of Neurocognition, Neurocomputation, and Neurogenetics (N3)

Philip Corlett, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Kelly DeMartini, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Administrative Director, Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism

Joel Gelernter, MD

Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience

Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

Ralitza Gueorguieva, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

Director of Biostatistics in Psychiatry (Psychiatry)

Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry

Vice-Chair, Human Investigations Committee II & IV

John Krystal, MD

Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neuroscience

Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Chief of Psychiatry, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Director: NIAAA Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism

Director, Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD

Director, VA Alcohol Research Center

Medical Director, Schizophrenia Biological Research Center, DVA

Elaine LaVelle

Research Associate

CTNA Database Manager

Graeme Mason, PhD

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Psychiatry

Director Metabolic Modeling and Director Psychiatric MRS

Director, Neuroimaging Sciences Training Program

Chair, Magnetic Resonance Research Center Protocol Review Committee

Contact Us

For more information about our research programs, please call Alecia Schweinsburg at 203-937-3894