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F. Gerard Moeller, MD
Translation Research on Cue Reactivity and Impulsivity in Cocaine Addiction
Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neurology
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016
Despite years of addiction treatment studies, few medications have made the transition from preclinical trials to FDA approval. Dr. Moeller will discuss ongoing translational research studies that include preclinical and clinical measures of cue reactivity and impulsivity as potential tools for medication development in cocaine addiction.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Moeller earned his medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston, and he trained in psychiatry research at the University of Texas at San Antonio and at the University of California at San Diego. He was previously the director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions, as well as the Louis A. Faillace professor at the University of Texas at Houston. He is currently a Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neurology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also the Division Chair for Addiction Psychiatry, the Director of the Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies and the Director of Addiction Medication at Virginia Commonwealth University.