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Dr. Micky Marinelli receives RO1 and RO3 grants from NIDA

Dr. Micky Marinelli received 2 grants from the National Institutes on Drug Abuse.

She received an RO1 for her research project entitled “The lateral preoptic area: A novel regulator of VTA activity and cocaine seeking”. The research will investigate the potential role of the lateral preoptic area in drug seeking and the brain reward system.

In addition Dr. Marinelli received a RO3 small grant award for her research project entitled “Crossing an electric barrier to obtain cocaine: Age and sex differences”. This is a short term award that will use a rodent model system to investigate the nature of adolescent and female susceptibility to addiction.

 

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