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RIA Seminar Series

How Genetic Findings Can Lead to Refinement of Phenotype: Tobacco Use and Dependence

Presenter:
Pamela Madden, PhD
Presenter Affiliation:
Washington University
Location:
Research Institute on Addictions, Room 132
Campus:
Downtown Campus
Date:
10/25/2013
Time:
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
UB Research Institute on Addictions
Contact:
Rebecca Houston at 887-2579 (rhouston@ria.buffalo.edu)
Web site:
http://www.ria.buffalo.edu/events/index.html
Dr. Pamela Madden is a Professor in Psychiatry at Washington University. The primary focus of her research is the identification of genetic risk factors for tobacco use and dependence, and she is PI of a gene-discovery project focused on nicotine addiction and related phenotypes, the Nicotine Addiction Genetics (NAG) project is in its tenth year of funding. Dr. Madden has participated as PI or co-investigator on Australian family projects and Missouri-based adolescent-young adult twin studies for the past 20 years. She also serves as co-director for a NIDA-sponsored research education program for statistical and computational training in the genetics of addiction.
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