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Second Tuesday Speaker Series :: Addiction Neurogenetics: How to Model and Treat Addiction

  • Acadia Family Center 1 Fernald Point Rd Southwest Harbor, ME 04605 USA (map)

Dr. Vivek Kumar will be leading a talk on Addiction Neurogentics. Dr. Kumar works to pinpoint genetic variants that increase susceptibility to addiction.  By understanding the biological reasons some people are at greater risk for addiction, Dr. Kumar hopes to find new ways to prevent people from being addicted and get help for those who are already addicted and need help now.