Robert Henry Roth Jr PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Pharmacology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramPharmacology: NeuropharmacologyPsychiatry: Neural Transplant and Neurobehavior Program

Research Interests

Neurotransmitter function; Psychotropic drugs; Catecholamine-containing neurons more...


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1965

Selected Publications

  • Asenapine effects on cognitive and monoamine dysfunction elicited by subchronic phencyclidine administration. Elsworth JD, Groman SM, Jentsch JD, Valles R, Shahid M, Wong E, Marston H, Roth RH. Neuropharmacology. 2011 Aug 23
  • Loss of asymmetric spine synapses in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of cognitively impaired phencyclidine-treated monkeys. Elsworth JD, Hajszan T, Leranth C, Roth RH. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2011 Jun 27:1-5
  • Reduced locomotor responses to cocaine in ghrelin-deficient mice. Abizaid A, Mineur YS, Roth RH, Elsworth JD, Sleeman MW, Picciotto MR, Horvath TL. Neuroscience. 2011 Sep 29;192:500-6



Latest News


Edit Profile