Cynthia M. Kuhn

Cynthia M. Kuhn, Ph.D., is professor of pharmacology at Duke University Medical Center and head of its Pharmacological Sciences Training Program. She co-authored the recently revised and updated second edition of Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy (W.W. Norton, 2003). Her chief research interest is in biologic factors that affect sensitivity to drugs of abuse in developing brains.