School of Pharmacy associate professor Yan Zhang, Ph.D., received a grant of $1.9 million by the National Institutes of Health in order to continue drug development research. What Zhang hopes to accomplish through the research is to develop new chemical entities that would help treat substance abuse disorders.
The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics at VCU will partner with the University of Oslo in Norway after receiving a $1.6 million dollar grant to research genetic and environmental factors in normal and abnormal personalities that increase the risk of developing substance abuse disorders.
You either are already on the path to becoming what you fear or at least have the ability to become it. That’s why I gave up drinking a couple months ago. I am the breeding ground for alcoholism and maybe you are too.