Lab Head

Robert O. Messing, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Professor of Neurology

  • 1979: M.D., Stanford University
  • 1979-81: Internal Medicine Residency i, University of Virginia
  • 1981-84: Neurology Residency, UCSF
  • 1984-86: Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowship, UCSF, mentor David A. Greenberg MD, PhD
  • 1986-2013: Principal Investigator, Ernest Gallo Clinic & Research Center at UCSF
  • 1986-1994: Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF
  • 1994-2000: Associate Professor of Neurology, UCSF
  • 2000-2013: Professor of Neurology, UCSF
  • 2013-2015: Vice Provost for Biomedical Sciences, UT Austin
  • 2015-2017: Associate Dean for Research Development, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • 2017-present: Director Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, UT Austin
  • 2020-present: Chair, Department of Neuroscience, UT Austin
  • 2022-present: Consortium Director, Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism-Neuroimmune

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