Kelly P Cosgrove PhD Clin

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchNeurobiologyDiagnostic Radiology: Positron Emission Tomography | Psychiatry: Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY); VA Alcohol Research Center; Women's Behavioral Health Research, Division of; Yale Translational Center to Develop Gender-Sensitive Treatment for Tobacco Dependence

Research Interests

Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography; Positron Emission Tomography; Neuroimaging; Alcohol Dependence; Tobacco Smoking; Nicotine Dependence; Brain; nicotinic acetylcholine receptor; GABAA-benzodiazepine receptor; Sex differences more...


  • B.S., University of Minnesota, 1997
  • Ph.D. Clin, University of Minnesota, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Cosgrove, K.P., Batis, J., Bois, F., Esterlis, I., Kloczynski, T., Stiklus, S., Maciejewski, P.K., Krishnan-Sarin, S., O’Malley, S., Perry, E., Tamagnan, G., Seibyl, J., and Staley, J.K. (2009) ß2-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor availability during acute and prolonged abstinence from tobacco smoking. Archives of General Psychiatry, 66, 666-676.
  • Cosgrove, K.P., Krantzler, E., Perry, E., Frohlich, E., Stiklus, S., Pittman, B., Tamagnan, G., Baldwin, R., Bois, F., Seibyl, J.P., Krystal, J.H., and Staley, J.K. (2009) [123I]beta-CIT imaging of dopamine and serotonin transporter availability in heavy alcohol drinkers during acute withdrawal. Neuropsychopharmacology, 34, 2218-2226.
  • Cosgrove, K.P., Mazure, C.M., and Staley, J.K. (2007). Evolving knowledge of sex differences in brain structure, function and chemistry. Biological Psychiatry, 62, 847-855.



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