Prof. Henry R. Kranzler

MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, PA, US

Professor Kranzler is the Benjamin Rush Professor of Psychiatry, and Director of the Center for Studies of Addiction, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. His research focuses on the genetics and pharmacological treatment of substance dependence, with emphasis on precision addiction medicine. His research has been continuously supported since 1987 by grants from the National Institutes of Health. Professor Kranzler has authored or co-authored more than 600 journal articles, book chapters, and books, is a member of the editorial board of three peer-review journals as well as the editor of Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research. His work currently focuses on the molecular genetics of substance dependence and the personalized treatment of alcohol, opioid, and nicotine use disorders using a pharmacogenetic approach.