NIDA Director Nora Volkow, M.D., said the two researchers represent the program's goal "to support investigators of exceptional creativity who propose bold and highly innovative new research approaches that have the potential to produce a major impact on the treatment of drug abuse.”
Cocaine addiction is also the target of vaccine research. Read about developments in this effort in Psychiatric News at http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/content/46/5/20.2.full. Also, learn more about the latest in treating addictions in the upcoming American Psychiatric Publishing book, Cocaine and Methamphetamine Dependence: Advances in Treatment. Information on this book is posted at www.appi.org/SearchCenter/Pages/SearchDetail.aspx?ItemId=62407.