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Addiction Sciences Faculty

Marcelo F. Lopez, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
67 President Street
Charleston, SC 29425

(843) 789-6772 Phone

PhD:  Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina


Research/Clinical Interests:

Dr. Lopez's research interests are the effect of stress and other environmental factors on alcohol intake and relapse, and the role of learning in the development of addictive behaviors. He is conducting studies to evaluate the effect of stress at different developmental stages on voluntary alcohol intake.  He is also studying the effect of co-administration of alcohol and nicotine using a mouse model of addiction.

Keywords:  Alcohol, nicotine, adolescence, stress, learning

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Our Mission

To understand, prevent and treat alcohol, tobacco, and drug addiction through innovations and excellence in research, treatment, and education.