Dr. Nicola Avena

Nicole M. Avena, PhD, is a research neuroscientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, diet, and addiction. She received her doctorate in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University in 2006. She then completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Rockefeller University in New York City. She is presently an assistant professor of neuroscience at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and a visiting professor in psychology at Princeton University.