Christine Rabinak

Christine Rabinak

Christine Rabinak


  • 2009 - Ph.D. in Biological Psychology, University of Michigan
  • 2006 - M.S. in Biological Psychology, University of Michigan
  • 2004 - B.S. in Psychology, University of Iowa

Office Location


EACPHS, Room 2190



Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of aversive learning and memory, threat perception and emotion regulation
  • Cannabinoid involvement during fear extinction learning and retention
  • Biomarkers of development, maintenance and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety disorders

Office Phone

(313) 577-9875 

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 - Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentorship Award, Graduate School, Wayne State University
  • 2018 - 15th Annual College Research Day Junior Faculty Research Award, Wayne State University
  • 2018 - Elected as an Associate Member to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • 2017 - NAMI Michigan Investigator, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation’s Research Partners Program
  • 2017 - American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-APS), “Outstanding Faculty Member”, Wayne State University Chapter
  • 2016 - Wayne State University OVPR Faculty Competition for Postdoctoral Fellows
  • 2015 - Nominated by WSU OVPR to submit an application to the Searle Scholars Program
  • 2015 - Member, The Rho Chi Honor Society (The Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy)
  • 2015 - Featured Faculty Researcher in the WSU EACPHS Dean’s Note
  • 2015 - Wayne State University Research Mentor’s Program for New Faculty


 Please see Dr. Rabinak's bibliography on PubMed for a current list of publications.

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