Nii Antie Addy PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramCellular & Molecular PhysiologyPsychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center

Research Interests

Neurobiology of addiction; In vivo electrochemistry; Behavioral pharmacology; Systems neuroscience; Neurotransmission; Signal transduction more...


  • B.S., Duke University, 2000
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2007

Selected Publications

  • Solecki W, Wickham R, Behrens S, Wang J, Zwerling B, Mason G, Addy NA (2013). Differential role of ventral tegmental area acetylcholine and N-Methyl-D-Aspartate receptors in cocaine-seeking. Neuropharmacology. In press.
  • Wickham RJ, Solecki W, Rathbun LR, McIntosh JM and Addy NA. (2013) Ventral tegmental area alpha6beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors modulate phasic dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens core. Psychopharmacology. Apr 30 Epub.
  • Wickham RJ, Solecki W, Rathbun LR, Neugebauer NM, Wightman RM and Addy NA. (2013) Advances in studying phasic dopamine signaling in brain reward mechanisms. Frontiers in Bioscience. E5, 982-999, June 1. Review.



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