Faculty

Khaled Moussawi

Khaled Moussawi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology

Contact Details

Bridgeside Point II, Room 224
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15219

Education & Training

MD
Medical University of South Carolina Medicine
PhD
Medical University of South Carolina Neuroscience
Massachusetts General HospitalInternal Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Womens HospitalNeurology
Johns Hopkins Medical CenterBehavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry
National Institute on Drug AbuseBehavioral Neurophysiology Neuroscience

Selected Honors & Awards

Diversity Mentoring Award, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Career Development Award, American Neuropsychiatric Association

Research Interests

Neuromodulation: TMS, DBS, tFUS; Substance use disorders; Reward circuits
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Moussawi K, Kalivas PW & Lee JW. (2016) Abstinence from drug dependence after bilateral Globus Pallidus hypoxic ischemic injury. Biological Psychiatry. 80(9): e79e80.
  2. Moussawi K, Zhou W, Shen H, Reichel CM, See RE, Carr DB & Kalivas PW. (2011) Reversing cocaine-induced synaptic potentiation provides enduring protection from relapse. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108 (1), 385-390.
  3. Moussawi K, Pacchioni A, Moran M, Olive MF, Gass JT, Lavin A & Kalivas PW. (2009) N-Acetylcysteine reverses cocaine-induced metaplasticity. Nature Neuroscience. 12, 182-189.