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Rachel Alison Adcock

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708-0999
Center for Cognitive Neuroscie, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


Duke-NCCU Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Training Program in Child Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Conditions Program (DN-IPT)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Duke University Psychiatry Physician-Scientist Residency Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

The Impact Neuroscience Program: an Inclusive Multi-Dimensional Program to Advance Career Training (R25)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Neurobiological Effects of Long-Term Opioid Therapy in the Brain and Spinal Cord

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2022 - 2027

Duke-NCCU Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Training Program in Child Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Conditions Program (DN-IPT)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Duke University Psychiatry Physician-Scientist Residency Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

The Impact Neuroscience Program: an Inclusive Multi-Dimensional Program to Advance Career Training (R25)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Neurobiological Effects of Long-Term Opioid Therapy in the Brain and Spinal Cord

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2022 - 2027

Adaptive Neuromodulation of Working Memory Networks in Aging and Dementia

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Bridging Scales to Understand Endogenous Neuromodulation and its Regulation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2027

Deep Generative Analyses for fMRI data

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Neurobiology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Duke CTSA (TL1) Year 5

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2024

Instructed Activation of the Human Dopaminergic Midbrain Using Real-Time fMRI in Nicotine-Dependent Individuals

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation · 2016 - 2022

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMESteering Committee Member · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2022

A High-Performance 3T MRI for Brain Imaging

EquipmentMinor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2022

Targeting reward dysfunction as a mechanism to improve smoking cessation

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2022

Increasing Motivation in ADHD Via Self-activation of VTA

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2021

Smoking/Nicotine Dependence in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

Modeling the Neurobehavioral Basis of Extrinsic and Volitional Motivation in ADHD

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

Environment Cue-Reactivity: Brain, Behavior and Clinical Outcomes in Tobacco Use

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2020

Characterizing Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Control

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2019

Basic predoctoral training in neuroscience

Inst. Training Prgm or CMETraining Faculty · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1992 - 2018

Connectivity of the Dopaminergic Midbrain During Learned Regulation of Intrinsic Motivation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research · 2014 - 2017

BRAIN EAGER: Bayesian Models of Translational Neural Networks: Motivation and Reward

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2017

Acute and chronic nicotine modulation of reinforcement learning

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2017

A Compute Cluster for Brain Imaging and Analysis

EquipmentMinor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2017

Motivated Memory as Therapeutic Target

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2017

Instructed Activation of the Human Dopaminergic Midbrain using Real-Time fMRI

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2016

Training in Fundamental &Translational Neuroscience

Inst. Training Prgm or CMETraining Faculty · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2016

Brain Imaging Studies of Negative Reinforcement in Humans

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

From Phenotype to Mechanism: Mapping the Pathways underlying Risky Choice

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2011

External Relationships


  • Editas Medicine

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