Dr. Abraham Palmer recently gave a talk at the at the 6th Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting in Kauai, Hawaii. His talk was titled, “Using GWAS, eQTL and PrediXcan (aka TWAS) to understand complex behavioral traits in mice and rats.”
Month: September 2018
A new U01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was awarded to Drs. Abraham Palmer, Dongjun Chung, Roberto Ciccocioppo, Gerard Thomas Hardiman, Peter Kalivas, and Leah Catherine Solberg Woods. The grant is titled “The Genetic Basis of Opioid Dependence Vulnerablility in a Rodent Model.”
Former lab member Amy Hart recently had a baby boy, named Leopold. Congratulations, Amy!
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, “GWAS of lifetime cannabis use reveals new risk loci, genetic overlap with psychiatric traits, and …