Palmer Lab News

Article by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige accepted for publication in Addiction Biology

The article written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige entitled “Genome-wide association study of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) scores in 20,328 research participants of European ancestry” was accepted for publication in Addiction Biology. Abraham Palmer is a co-author on the paper. Read the article here. Great work, Sandra!    

Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige is awarded Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship in NeuroAIDS

Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige was recently awarded the Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship in NeuroAIDS (IRFN). This is a two-year program that includes research mentorship by UCSD neuroAIDS faculty as well as career training and seminars. The IRFN, with funding from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), provides training experiences that emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of clinical problems in …

High school student Daniel Liu participates in Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) funded by P50 Center

Daniel Liu, a student from Torrey Pines High School, participated in the Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) program funded by the P50 Center (P50DA037844, “Integrated GWAS of complex behavioral and gene expression traits in outbred rats”). Daniel worked with Dr. Jianjun Gao on developing new software to process sequencing data for …

Article about the antidepressant effects of Glo1 inhibitors recommended by F1000Prime

The article, “Identification of a novel, fast-acting GABAergic antidepressant“, by McMurray et al. (Mol. Psychiatry, 2017) has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field. Dr. Guy Griebel wrote a review of the article, which can be read in full here. F1000Prime is a curated collection of top articles recommended by the …