T. Celeste Napier, PhD, is a professor within the Departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, and is the director for the Center for Compulsive Behavior and Addiction at Rush University Medical School in Chicago. She is an expert in the brain and behavior of addictions, including those exhibited by some Parkinson’s disease patients on dopaminergic therapies. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Center for Responsible Gaming and The Michael J. Fox Foundation. The focus of her research is on brain, body and behavioral adaptations to chronic insults, like that seen with dopaminergic lesions and/or chronic exposure to drugs, and the development of treatments that can mitigate, or compensate for, these maladaptations.