Stephan Lammel, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, received a 2017 Hellman Fellows Award. Lammel studies midbrain dopamine circuits in reward-based behaviors and pathological changes in addiction and mood disorders. He will be taking an ethological approach towards understanding the effects of chronic stress in the brain.
The Hellman Fellows Program is unique in its flexibility and reach to faculty from a broad range of disciplines, supporting research in the arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, business, medicine and law. In 1995, founders Chris and Warren Hellman began making grants to colleges and universities in support of junior faculty research.