John A Dani

John A Dani

John A Dani
Department of Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania, USA


Dr. Dani received his Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Minnesota. After postdoctoral training, he joined Baylor College of Medicine where he became Professor and Director of the Center on Addiction, Learning and Memory. Dr. Dani has received a number of awards, including the Jacob Javits Neuroscience Award from the NIH. The summer of 2013 he became the Chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Director of the Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences at the University Of Pennsylvania Perelman School Of Medicine.

Research Interest

1. Nicotinic and Cholinergic Mechanisms
2. Addiction
3. Dopamine Mechanisms
4. Learning and Memory
5. Synaptic Plasticity