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Scientists explore new method to help people with alcohol use disorder

Feb. 17, 2020

New research into alcohol use supported by $3.45 million National Institutes of Health grant

Virginia Tech, Indivior announce new collaboration to study long-term recovery pathways in people with Opioid Use Disorder

Dec. 10, 2019

Virginia Tech and Indivior, a pharmaceutical company focused on developing medications to treat substance use disorders, have agreed to extend the RECOVER (Remission from Chronic Opioid Use-Studying Environmental and Socio-Economic ...

Brain science advances could open path to new addiction treatments

Oct. 10, 2019

Advances in brain science that help explain why individuals are vulnerable to addiction may lead to new strategies to stem the opioid crisis, according to a group of addiction medicine ...

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute addiction scientist to receive international honor for translational research

May 23, 2019

Warren Bickel, the Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor, will receive the Scientific Translation Award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA) on Saturday in Chicago, ...

Judges, neuroscientists consider how science and criminal justice converge at Roanoke neurolaw conference

May 2, 2019

Could brain scans reveal when someone is lying? Neuroscientists and addiction experts at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC believe that emerging neuroscientific discoveries could complement criminal justice. To ...

Fasting, calorie control research on menu this week at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Strauss lecture

Jan. 27, 2019

The latest research on caloric control and time-restricted eating will be discussed at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, as Eric Ravussin, ...

Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors selects projects to tackle lifestyle-related diseases

Jan. 8, 2019

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC's Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors is supporting its first three pilot research projects to tackle health issues caused by lifestyle diseases.

Parallels in how some cancer survivors and people with addiction value the future point to therapeutic targets for challenging behaviors

Nov. 21, 2018

Recently diagnosed cancer survivors are more likely to drink alcohol, use tobacco, and frequent tanning beds than people in later stages of recovery, according to a research team from the ...

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