Professor of Neuroscience; Scientific Director, Medical Discovery Team on Addiction, University of Minnesota
2019 Speaker

 St. Paul, Minnesota

Mark Thomas is a professor of neuroscience and scientific director of the Medical Discovery Team on Addiction, a new research program funded by the state legislature to fuel cross-disciplinary collaborations and discover new treatment options. His research examines how addictive drugs alter the brain and how these changes can lead to compulsive drug use. His lab is now focusing on ways to disrupt addiction relapse.