UAB Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the recruitment of Dr. Andrew Hardaway to the Faculty of Division of Behavioral Neurobiology as an Assistant Professor.  Dr. Hardaway received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University where he studied genetic contributions to dopamine signaling using the nematode Caenhorhabditis elegans. In 2014, he moved to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he worked in the Department of Pharmacology and Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies as a post-doctoral fellow before joining the Research Faculty as Assistant Professor. An accomplished, NIH-funded, translational scientist,  Dr. Hardaway’s research focuses on the neurobiology of normal and abnormal feeding such as binge eating as well as anxiety, mood disorders and other common comorbid conditions.  He plans to relocate to UAB this December.