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Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D., William and Marguerite Wurzbach Distinguished Professor, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic, Co-Director, Research Residency Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Expert on substance abuse, suicide, and mental illness
Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
September 24, 2012
One in five adolescents in the U.S. aged 17 and under uses illicit drugs; one in three drinks alcohol, and of those, one in 10 binge drink. Particularly...
Shahrdad Lotfipour, Ph.D., 2003, 2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Irvine, Expert on substance abuse
Shahrdad Lotfipour, Ph.D.
September 24, 2012
Cigarettes are among the most addictive agents known. However, tests with laboratory animals suggest this may not be the effect of nicotine alone, but that one...
 Consuelo Walss-Bass, Ph.D., 2004 and 2007 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Expert on Schizophrenia
Consuelo Walss-Bass, Ph.D.
September 24, 2012
Isolated populations with relatively homogeneous gene pools make excellent natural laboratories for genetic research. One such study examines the genetics of...
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.
September 24, 2012
In groundbreaking research published this July in the journal Nature, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member, Robert Malenka, M.D...
Schahram Akbarian, M.D., two-time NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, winner of the prestigious Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Klerman Prize and a member of its Scientific Council, Brain & Behavior Research Expert
Schahram Akbarian, M.D.
September 24, 2012
Like most researchers, Schahram Akbarian, M.D., two-time NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, winner of the prestigious Brain & Behavior Research Foundation...

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