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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Tiffany Love, PhD (Adjunct)

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute


  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Doctor of Philosophy, Neuroscience
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Bachelor of Science in Biology & Psychology, Minor: Chemistry

Clinical Interest:

  • Substance Use Disorders

Research Interest:

  • Neuroimaging in psychiatry
  • Understanding the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie drug use, abuse and risk
  • Examining the role oxytocin plays in shaping activity in the neural circuits responsible for processing motivationally relevant stimuli
  • Exploring relationships between motivation, attachment and neural activity

Academic Appointment:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Medical School

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Love TM, Enoch MA, Hodgkinson CA, Pecina M, Koeppe RA, Stohler CS, Goldman D, Zubieta JK. Polymorphisms in the oxytocin receptor impact dopaminergic responses in humans in a sex dependent manner: a [11C] raclopride study. Biological Psychiatry.

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