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Dr. Vaughn Steele

2018–2019 CCB Fellow

Vaughn Steele

A Postdoctoral Fellow in the lab of Elliot Stein in the Neuroimaging Research Branch at National Institute on Drug abuse (NIDA), Vaughn is a 2018 CCB Fellow who is implementing a randomized clinical trial to test whether transcranial magnetic stimulation targeting previously identified biomarkers modulates compulsive behavior and its underlying neurocircuitry in cocaine users.

He earned his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota with an emphasis in cognitive and biological psychology. His postdoctoral training prior to moving to NIDA focused on identifying biomarkers of substance abuse treatment outcomes.