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About NIDA DNB: NIDA’s Division of Neuroscience and Behavior (DNB) applies state-of-the-art science and technologies to advance our understanding of the mechanisms mediating drug use and addiction. DNB identifies the behavioral processes, neural circuits and connections underlying drug addiction behaviors; and encourages cross-cutting priorities in the areas of HIV/AIDS, pain, sex differences, novel technologies, and Big Data in computational neuroscience. NIDA’s organizational chart can be seen here: https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization.
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NIDA (). Dr. Rita Valentino to lead NIDA’s neuroscience and behavior division. Retrieved , from https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2017/04/dr-rita-valentino-to-lead-nidas-neuroscience-behavior-division