Scott D. Lane, Ph.D.
- Vice Chair for Research
- Director, Neurobehavioral Laboratory, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction
- Director of Research, UTHealth HCPC
Scott Lane, Ph.D. is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He also directs the Neurobehavioral Laboratory at the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions (CNRA). Additionally, Dr. Lane serves as the Director of Research at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center. He is a member of the Neuroscience Program faculty of the UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS).
An accomplished researcher, Dr. Lane has been funded by NIDA and/or NIAAA since 1997. Dr. Lane utilizes techniques from psychopharmacology, cognitive neuroscience, and psychophysics to examine problems of attentional bias, decision-making, and impulse control in individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) and disorders commonly co-morbid with SUD such as mood disorders and personality (Axis-II) disorders. Dr. Lane’s work has been published in over 120 peer reviewed journals. He is a recipient of the Wyeth-Ayerst/APA Young Psychopharmacologist award (2001), the John P. McGovern Award for Outstanding Teaching (2014), and the UTHealth John P. McGovern Endowed Research Scholar Award (2016). He has also mentored over 20 graduate students, residents, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty since 2000.
- Doctoral Degree
- Psychology, Auburn University
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
- Psychopharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Areas of Interests
- Substance Abuse