Marijuana.com featured an interview with Dr. Palmer about the role of genetics in marijuana use in an article titled, “Study Examines What Role Genes Play for Marijuana Use.” The article discusses his and Sandra Sanchez-Roige’s recent study published in Nature Neuroscience titled,
Palmer Lab undergraduate student, Amy Lee, gave a talk at the UC San Diego Summer Research Conference. Her talk was titled “The role of Glo1 enzyme activity on the severity of alcohol withdrawal in mice.” She completed research for this
Ariana Page has joined the Palmer Lab as a new lab assistant. She completed her undergrad at UC Santa Barbara where she studied behavioral neuroscience, and ultimately obtained a B.A. in Psychology. While at UCSB, she worked as a research
Article by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Abraham Palmer accepted for publication in The American Journal of Psychiatry
The article “’Genome-wide association study meta-analysis of the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT),” was written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige, Abraham Palmer, and other co-authors. It was just accepted for publication in The American Journal of Psychiatry.
Sandra’s project, titled “CADM2, a cell adhesion molecule, and its association with risk and psychopathology,” was selected for funding by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. The NARSAD Young Investigator Grant provides support for the most promising young scientists conducting neurobiological research.
Dr. Abraham Palmer was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for his project titled “A Novel Pharmacotherapy for Alcoholism: Evaluation of Reward, Aversion, Compulsivity, Withdrawal & Reinstatement.” This is a five year grant
The article “GWAS of lifetime cannabis use reveals new risk loci, genetic overlap with psychiatric traits, and a causal influence of schizophrenia,” was written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige, Abraham Palmer, and other co-authors. It was just accepted for publication in
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige recently received a travel award to attend the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2018 meeting in Hollywood, Florida in December. This award will help defray the costs of travel and lodging. Congratulations, Sandra!
Article by Drs. Sandra Sanchez-Roige & Abraham Palmer accepted for publication in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
The article, “Genetic Influences on Delayed Reward Discounting: A Genome-wide Prioritized Subset Approach,” was written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Abraham Palmer and accepted for publication in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology.
At the 41st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting in San Diego on June 16-20, Oksana presented a talk titled “Gene-microbiome interactions in addiction-related behaviors in outbred rats.” This talk was part of a symposium called “The contribution of peripheral