Dr Tanya Calvey

Senior Lecturer

Dr Tanya Calvey is a Senior Lecturer and joined CABA in October 2022.

Tanya has a Ph.D. in neuroanatomy from the lab of Prof Paul Manger at the University of the Witwatersrand. Tanya has 10 years of experience demonstrating cadaveric anatomy and lecturing clinical anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate health science students including 2nd, 3rd and 4th year medical, honours in neuroscience and master’s in neuroanatomy students as well as psychiatric registrars. Tanya researches translational neuropsychopharmacology and addiction medicine and has published 12 papers in high-impact journals such as Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychiatry and Drug and Alcohol Dependence. She integrates human neuroimaging, molecular biology and neurohistology findings from her international, multidisciplinary research team to guide her work in the field of drug treatment and prevention policy. Tanya is a founding member of the Network of Early Career Professionals working in Addiction Medicine which is a registered NGO in Germany and sub-group of the World Health Organisation (WHO).