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Alcohol and Striatal Adaptation [ 2017 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1120576]

Researchers: Prof Andrew Lawrence (Principal investigator) ,  Prof David Spanswick

Brief description In pilot studies, we have found that specific genes are modulated by long-term alcohol intake in a discrete part of the brain that drives habitual behaviours. We will now repeat these studies in post-mortem brain tissue from human alcoholics and age-matched controls. In addition, we will further characterise the functional consequences of long-term alcohol intake within this specific brain region and test new approaches to reduce the urge to consume alcohol.

Funding Amount $AUD 997,723.43

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