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CDAP > Faculty > Dr. Konstantin Voronin
Dr. Konstantin Voronin

Dr. Konstantin Voronin

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 
 
  
 
    

    
Research Interests

Dr. Voronin's research interests include the psychopharmacology and pyschopathology of alcoholism and drug addiction, as well as pharmacogenetics. He is investigating new diagnostic criteria for these diseases and new methods of treatment and prevention.

Education

1st Moscow Medical Institute n.a. Sechenov (Moscow Medical Academy)

M.D.     1983  Medicine

All-Union Research Center on Addiction, Russian Federation Ministry of Health

Ph.D.1988Psychiatry  

State Research Center on Addiction, Russian Federation Ministry of Health

Ph.D.1993Addictionology

Professional Experience

1983-1985 Research Associate, Psychopharmacological Center, Pharmacological Committee of the USSR Ministry of Health (equivalent to Food and Drug Administration in USA)
1985-1990Senior Research Associate, Department of Drug Dependence, All-Union Research Center on Addiction, Russian Federation Ministry of Health
1990-1994Head, Department of Drug Dependence and Clinical Trials, State Research Center on Addiction, Russian Federation Ministry of Health
1991-1994Assistant Professor, Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Branch, 1st Moscow Medical Institute n.a. Sechenov (Moscow Medical Academy)
1994-1995Fogarty Fellowship, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
1995-presentProject Coordinator, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry &  Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
2004-2008Research Associate, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
2008-presentAssistant Professor, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC

Awards and Honors

1989 Invited Speaker, International Symposium on New Approaches to the Treatment on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, Gagra, Georgia
1989Invited Speaker, 2nd European Forum for the Prevention and Treatment of Drug Dependencies, Warsaw, Poland
1989Invited Speaker, European Conference of Therapeutic Communities, Berlin, Germany
1993State of Michigan, Department of State Police, Certificate of Appreciation to Express Gratitude for Cooperation and Support of the Department in the Drug Addiction Field
1993Invited Speaker, Department of Police, Michigan
1994-1995Fogarty Fellowship, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
1994-1997Russian State Stipend for Outstanding Researchers

Recent Publications

Myrick H, Li X, Randall PK, Henderson S, Voronin K & Anton RF. The effect of aripiprazole on cue-induced brain activation and drinking parameters in alcoholics. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 30(4):365-372, 2010. PMCID: 3595185

Anton RF, Voronin KK, Randall PK, Myrick H & Tiffany A. Naltrexone modification of drinking effects in a subacute treatment and bar-lab paradigm: influence of OPRM1 and dopamine transporter (SLC6A3) genes. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 36(11):2000-2007, 2012. PMCID: 3414671

Schacht JP, Anton RF, Voronin KE, Randall PK, Li X, Henderson S & Myrick H. Interacting effects of naltrexone and OPRM1 and DAT1 variation on the neural response to alcohol cues. Neuropsychopharmacology 38(3):414-422, 2013. PMCID: 3547192

  

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