August 1, 2017

Why Females Are More Sensitive to Cocaine

New research demonstrates that the hormone estradiol is responsible for females’ increased sensitivity to stimulant drugs. Source: News feed
May 25, 2017

Researchers Speak: The ABCD Study

In this video, Dr. Terry Jernigan describes the purpose and goals of the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study. Source: News feed
April 14, 2017

Nonmedical Opioid and Heroin Use Among High School Seniors

This study analyzed the use of use of nonmedical opioids and heroin use among 68,000 high-school seniors participating in the NIDA-funded Monitoring the Future Study between […]
April 5, 2017

Addressing America’s Fentanyl Crisis

Every day, 91 Americans fatally overdose on an opioid drug. It may be a prescription analgesic or heroin but increasingly it is likely to be heroin’s […]
April 4, 2017

NIDA announces recipients of 2017 Avant-Garde Awards for HIV/AIDS research

Source: News feed
March 29, 2017

Narrative of Discovery: Can Magnets Treat Cocaine Addiction? Part 3

In the final installment of this series, Dr. Diana Martinez navigates the process for receiving NIH funding to test the efficacy of using transcranial magnetic stimulation […]