Erik MacLaren, PhD

Erik MacLaren, PhD

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Credentials ─ PhD, pharmacology


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.


Cellular and molecular neuroscience, genetics of alcoholism
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