Researchers Study Cocaine Addiction in Rats

Researchers study cocaine addiction in rats
Yavin Shaham, a senior investigator for the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Intramural Research Program who collaborated on Dong's study, said levels of stress and exposure to drugs influence the likelihood of a relapse. “Three common factors that …
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Mount Sinai researchers find promising new drug targets for cocaine addiction
New York, NY–Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a new molecular mechanism by which cocaine alters the brain's reward circuits and causes addiction. Published online in the journal Proceedings of the National …
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