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NIAAA Staff Profile


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Research Fellow

Rui Zhang, Ph.D.

Biographical Summary

Rui studied psychology at the University of Marburg and received her Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience from the Technical University of Dresden in Germany. After Ph.D., Rui joined LNI as a special volunteer with research fellowship from German Research Foundation in November 2018 and became a postdoctoral IRTA fellow afterwards. Her research focuses on the role of sleep in drug addiction using multimodal imaging techniques (e.g. fMRI, EEG). She is currently working on sex differences in sleep and how this is affected by drug use

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