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NIDA Grantee Wins Prize for Genetics Web Sites

December 2010
Announces the recipient of an award for online resources in education, Dr. Louisa Stark, who developed two interactive Web sites on genetics.

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Three Scientists Join Advisory Council

December 2010
Announces three new NIDA National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse members and describes their drug abuse and addiction research experience.

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Parental Supervision and Genetics Interact To Influence Nicotine Addiction

December 2010

Reviews research indicating that both parental influence and certain genes interact to influence nicotine addiction and that parental monitoring may play a role in reducing risk.

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Workgroup Directs Search for Genes That Influence Addiction

April 2010

Highlights NIDA’s research portfolio to identify the genes and genetic processes responsible for a person’s vulnerability to drug abuse.

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Genetic Overlap Between Substance Abuse and Bipolar Disorder

April 2010

Describes a literature analysis reporting on the prevalence of people with bipolar disorder who also have a substance use disorder and discusses the genetic link that may contribute to this comorbidity.

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Studies Link Family of Genes to Nicotine Addiction

December 2009

Reports study results suggesting that genes for several acetylcholine receptor proteins influence early smoking responses and the likelihood of nicotine dependence.

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NIDA's 35th Anniversary: Science Focused on Solutions

December 2009

Commemorates NIDA’s 35th anniversary and highlights some of the major accomplishments since the Institute’s inception in 1974.

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DESPR Identifies Drug Abuse Trends and Seeks Solutions

November 2009
Discusses the work of NIDA’s Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, organized to track drug use and provide empirically based information for researchers and service providers.

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Smokers Who Quit May Have Genetic Advantage

November 2009

Describes research providing evidence that genes may influence how successful a person is in quitting smoking and which cessation technique may work best for them.

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Ethnic Groups Have Contrasting Genetic Risks for Nicotine Addiction

October 2009

Describes research exploring differences and similarities in the genetic profiles of African-Americans and European-Americans who are heavy smokers.

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