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Waggoner Center Affiliate Faculty renew INIA Neuroimmune consortium grant

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) renewed funding for the Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Neuroimmune consortium in January 2022. Dr. Messing is now the consortium coordinator, a role previously held by Dr. Adron Harris. Drs. Yuri Blednov & Robert Messing, Dr. Regina Mangieri, and Dr. Dayne Mayfield received funding...

Dr. Michael Drew elected president-elect of Pavlovian Society

Dr. Michael Drew was elected president-elect of the Pavlovian Society. He will serve as president in 2023 and host the Pavlovian Annual Meeting in Austin in Sept 2023

Dr. Dayne Mayfield receives R01 from NIAAA

Dr. Dayne Mayfield received an R01 award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for his proposal entitled "Gene Expression in the Human Alcoholic Brain". This project will use cell-type-specific RNA sequencing to define the brain transcriptome from human alcoholics and alcohol-dependent mice in unprecedented detail to investigate the hypothesis is that...

Drs. Dunsmoor and Lewis-Peacock receive R01 from NIH

Dr. Joey Dunsmoor and Dr. Jarrod Lewis-Peacock received and R01 from the National Institutes of Helath for their proposal entitled "Isolating competing memories of fear and safety in the human brain".   In psychiatric disorders characterized by severe stress and anxiety, memories of safety are more difficult to learn and remember...

Bob Messing awarded Distinguished Research Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism

Dr. Messing was awarded the 2021 Distinguished Research Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism. This award recognizes a senior researcher who has made outstanding scientific contributions to the alcohol field. This award recognizes a sustained long-term commitment to conducting alcohol research and a substantial record of publication in the field. As part...