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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preclinical Psychopharmacology of Substance Abuse
Principal Investigator:

Gregory T Collins

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $240,180
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Substance use disorders are a serious public health problem with medical, societal, and economic costs exceeding $800B annually. Rates of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug (e.g., stimulants, and opioids) use among veterans are as high or higher than those observed in civilian populations. Despite long-standing efforts to develop pharmacotherapies to treat substance use disorders, few pharmacotherapies exist for nicotine, opioid, or alcohol use disorders, and there are currently no US Food and D...

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