Marina E. Wolf, Ph.D.

Marina E. Wolf, Ph.D.


Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Rosalind Franklin University

Marina Wolf, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience at the Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She has been a pioneer in studying the role of neuronal plasticity in drug addiction. Dr. Wolf received her Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1986 from Yale University. From 1987-1990, she trained as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Cell Biology at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. After completing her postdoctoral training, Dr. Wolf was Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Wayne State University until moving in 1992 to the Chicago Medical School.

Dr. Wolf’s research has been supported by a number of sources including a NARSAD Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Dr. Wolf has served as a member of the NIDA Advisory Council and the NIH Council of Councils. She presently serves as Chair of an NIH study section, as well as on the NIDA Board of Scientific Counselors and the Council of the ACNP.

NARSAD Grants: Young Investigator 1990, Independent Investigator 1999, Distinguished Investigator 2006