Extinction circuits for drug seeking [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Also known as: How the brain promotes abstinence from drug seeking

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Gavan Mcnally (Principal investigator)

Brief description Drug addiction is a major health and medical problem in Australia. It is a chronically relapsing condition for which there are few effective treatments. This project identifies novel circuits within the brain which are responsible for inhibiting drug taking. It will provide new knowledge on how we may able to prevent relapse to drug taking and so promote and maintain long -term abstinence.

Funding Amount $AUD 477,031.79

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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