A.PriceAmanda Price
Year in Program: MY4
Undergrad University: Louisiana State University
Mentor: Kathryn Cunningham, PhD
Graduate Program: Neuroscience

Amanda Price

  • Identifying therapeutic opportunities in the treatment of addictive disorders through strategies including neuronal modulation, behavior-guided therapy, drug repurposing, and combined therapeutic approaches.
  • NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA), Individual Predoctoral M.D./Ph.D. Fellows NIDA F30 DA042617 “Interrogation of Insular Excitatory/Inhibitory Balance in Cocaine-Associated Cue Reactivity” (2016-Present)
  • Drs. Giovanni and Maria Grazia Micci Award for Mentoring Excellence (2017)
  • Francis Adouy Lynch Addiction Research Fund Travel Award - University of Texas Medical Branch (2017)
  • 1st Place Podium Session Presentation – University of Texas Medical Branch Neuroscience & Cell Biology Retreat (2016)
  • Herin Addiction Pioneer Travel Award – University of Texas Medical Branch (2016)
  • Ann & John Hamilton Endowed Scholarship – University of Texas Medical Branch (2015, 2016)
  • NIDA T32 DA07287 Mentee “Neural and Pharmacological Mechanisms of Abused Drugs” (2014-2016)
  • Blocker Scholar Fellowship in Biomedical Research - University of Texas Medical Branch (2014)
  • Savage Award – University of Texas Medical Branch (2012)
  • University Medalist – Louisiana State University (2012)
  • Summa Cum Laude – Louisiana State University (2012)
  • Distinguished Communicator Award – Louisiana State University (2012)
  • Brandon J. Latiolais Memorial Scholarship – Louisiana State University (2011)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Program (2011)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Program (2010)
  • Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship – Louisiana State University (2010)
  • Chancellor’s Future Leaders in Research – Louisiana State University (2008-2012)
  • Alumni Association Top 100 Scholarship – Louisiana State University (2008)

    For more information on research activity, please see the ResearchGate profile here.