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
At the 41st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting in San Diego on June 16-20, Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Abraham Palmer organized a symposium titled “Translational genetics of alcohol use disorders: multidisciplinary approaches to identifying novel therapeutic targets.” Amanda presented a
The NIDA Genetics Consortium meeting was held on Saturday June 16th on the UCSD campus at the Medical Education and Telemedicine Building. Speakers from all over the world came to discuss recent advances in genetics and genomics as well as the
Palmer lab member Amelie Baud recently gave birth to a baby girl named Chloe! Congratulations, Amelie! We can’t wait to meet her.
Dr. Abraham Palmer was awarded a High Impact Research Project Award from the California Tobacco Related-Disease Research Program (TRDRP) for his project titled “Genetic relationship between impulsivity and nicotine abuse.” This is a three year, $750,000 grant that starts July
A U01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was awarded to Dr. Robert Hitzemann, Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, and Dr. Abraham Palmer. The grant, titled “Identification of genetic features of delay discounting using a heterogeneous stock rat model,” will
Abraham Palmer gives talk at the annual Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior meeting in San Diego
Dr. Abraham Palmer recently gave a talk about the genetics of delay discounting at the annual Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior meeting in San Diego. His talk was titled “Rats! Quantitative Behavioral Genetics.”