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Treatment Implications of Trauma Memory Modulation for PTSD and Alcohol Dependence
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism | PI:  Mike Saladin

Cocaine

Treatment Implications of Beta-Blockade Effects on Memory for Cocaine Craving
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse  |  PI: Mike Saladin
This developmental/exploratory research examines the effects of the beta-blocker, propranolol, on reactivity to cocaine cues.

D-Cycloserine Facilitation of Cocaine-Cue Extinction
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse  |  PI: Kathleen Brady; Co-I: Mike Saladin
This study focuses on assessing the treatment utility of a combined medication and behavioral therapy for cocaine addiction.

Tobacco

The Impact of Real-time fMRI Feedback on Response to Nicotine Cues
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse  |  PI: Kathleen Brady; Co-I: Mike Saladin
The goal is to evaluate whether or not nicotine dependent smokers can learn to modulate activity in critical brain regions that control urges and craving to smoke.

Specialized Center Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health. Project 4: Gender-Sex Hormones and Stress-Related Smoking
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases  |  Co-PI's: Mike Saladin and Kevin Gray
This component will employ novel and established research methods to examine the (a) role of sex hormones in craving/stress factors that affect the smoking behavior of women and men, and (b) treatment potential of a new medication.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Varenicline for Adolescent Smoking Cessation
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse  |  PI: Kevin Gray; Co-I: Mike Saladin
This study will examine the efficacy of varenicline, compared with placebo, for smoking cessation in adolescent smokers.

 
 
 

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