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Paul Glaser, MD, PhD

Current Position
Professor of Psychiatry (Child)

University Roles
Director, Adolescent Substance Use Education

Education and Training
B.S. Chemistry: University of Chicago, 1986
M.S. Biochemistry: University of Chicago, 1986
M.D.,Ph.D (MSTP): Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996
Residency/Fellowship: Pediatrics/Adult Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry, University of Kentucky, 2001

Major Awards
(2016) Excellence in Teaching Award from Child Psychiatry Fellows
(2014) NAMI – Community Speaker Award
(2011) Outstanding Supervisor, Psychiatry
(2010) Outstanding Research Mentor, Child Psychiatry

Areas of Clinical Interest
Adolescent Substance Use, Developmental Disorders in children, Psychopharmacology of ADHD


Areas of Research Interests
1) The prevention of Adolescent Substance Use
2) The treatment of Adolescent Substance Use
3) The neuropsychopharmacology of ADHD, stimulant, and non-stimulant medications


Key Publications
Lile JA, Stoops WW, Rush CR, Negus SS, Glaser PE, Hatton KW, Hays LR, (2016 Aug). Development of a translational model to screen medications for cocaine use disorder II: Choice between intravenous cocaine and money in humans. Drug Alcohol Depend. 165: 111-9.  Full Article ->

Miller EM, Quintero JE, Pomerleau F, Huettl P, Gerhardt GA, Glaser PE (2015 Aug 30). Simultaneous glutamate recordings in the frontal cortex network with multisite biomorphic microelectrodes: New tools for ADHD research. J Neurosci Methods. 25275-9.  Full Article ->

Stoops WW, Pike E, Hays LR, Glaser PE, Rush CR (2015 Feb). Naltrexone and bupropion, alone or combined, do not alter the reinforcing effects of intranasal methamphetamine. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 12945-50.  Full Article ->

Pike E, Stoops WW, Hays LR, Glaser PE, Rush CR (2014 Dec). Methamphetamine self-administration in humans during D-amphetamine maintenance. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 34(6): 675-81.  Full Article ->

Miller EM, Pomerleau F, Huettl P, Gerhardt GA, Glaser PE (2014 Aug). Aberrant glutamate signaling in the prefrontal cortex and striatum of the spontaneously hypertensive rat model of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 231(15): 3019-29.  Full Article ->

Pornnoppadol C, Friesen DS, Haussler TS, Glaser PE, Todd RD (1999). No difference between platelet serotonin--5-HT(2A) receptors from children with and without ADHD. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 9(1): 27-33.  Full Article ->


Funded Research Projects
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative(PI):Clinical Site Network for the National Autism Cohort
ICTS(Significant Contributor):Combined Effects of Propranolol and Early Behavioral Intervention on ASD
CDC(Significant Contributor):Metropolitan St. Louis Autism & Developmental Disabilities Surveillance & Epidemiology
CDC(Significant Contributor):Missouri Autism Centers of Excellence Collaborative (MACEC): SEED Early Development Study