Scientists for years have known that the genes people are born with may count for more than half their vulnerability to drug addiction.But what they don’t know is how or why genetic differences contribute to the risk or make people more vulnerable to stress, often the precursor to addiction.
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A team of University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers in the College of Medicine recently received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) award to study how genetic differences may explain why some people are more susceptible to opioid addiction than others. Hao Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science,… Read More
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and a geneticist with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center said there needs to be more research done to show how effective CBD can be as a medical treatment. Megan Mulligan is an assistant professor at UTHSC and has done research on the effects of THC and CBD. CBD… Read More
Nine research grants have been announced as the 2016 awardees for the inaugural University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards. This year’s winners are: Isaac Donkor, PhD; Michio Kurosu, PhD; Ying Kong, PhD Bob Moore, PhD; Byron Jones, PhD; Megan Mulligan, PhD Detlef Heck, PhD; Francesca-Fang Liao, PhD; Anton Reiner,… Read More