Erik MacLaren, PhD

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Erik MacLaren, PhD
American Addiction Centers (AAC)

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment across the U.S. specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental health care.

At AAC, we aim to treat the whole person, which includes those with co-occurring mental health disorders, physical illnesses, or social issues related to addiction treatment.

About

Dr. MacLaren, PhD, earned his doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2005 for his research work on the genetics of alcoholism.

He has conducted laboratory research in cellular and molecular neuroscience at the Sanger Institute in the United Kingdom, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in Canada, and the University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. MacLaren has worked as a freelance medical writer since 2013 in the fields of drug abuse, oncology, and diabetes.

Credentials

  • PhD
  • pharmacology
American Addiction Centers (AAC)

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment across the U.S. specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental health care.

At AAC, we aim to treat the whole person, which includes those with co-occurring mental health disorders, physical illnesses, or social issues related to addiction treatment.

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