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Currently Funded Research Projects

The following list shows RIA’s continued success in securing grants and financial support for its valuable research projects. The dedication of RIA scientists and their grantsmanship efforts have made this research possible. This section briefly describes each scientist’s individual projects as well as the funding sources and the amounts dedicated to each project.

Current Areas of Research Focus

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6/19/14

RIA scientists conduct groundbreaking research about the brain mechanisms that create a vulnerability to addiction in order to develop alternative approaches to treating addiction.

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6/19/14

Our researchers study the many factors that can lead to addiction, including prenatal exposure to alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, social/cultural influences, family dynamics and personality types.

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6/19/14

We examine the impact of addiction on interpersonal relationships, the workplace, sexual behavior, aggression and other social and health problems.

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6/19/14

RIA is at the forefront of testing and refining new treatment options for providers who deliver real-world intervention to patients experiencing alcohol and drug-related problems.