Gorka_Stephanie_720x720Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research

Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, Suite 328

Research Interests

  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Biomarker Discovery and Validation

Research Goals

The overarching goal of my lab is to develop and validate a multilayered neurobiological model of anxiety-alcohol abuse comorbidity to aid in the development of novel clinical interventions and close the gap between preclinical and clinical research.

Research Techniques

  • Neuroimaging
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Clinical Assessment

Active Funding

  • K23AA025111 (NIH/NIAAA; 2017 – 2022)

PubMed article


PhD: University of Illinois at Chicago
MA: University of Illinois at Chicago
BS: University of Maryland, College Park

Professional Memberships

  • Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)

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