Dr. O’Brien Receives Awards
Congratulations to Dr.Charles O’Brien on receiving the James B. Isaacson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. He will also be honored by the Association of Children of Alcoholics in April. Also in April he will receive the Archibald Award for alcohol research from the Alcohol Research Foundation in Toronto.
FAR awarded Dr. O’Brien a grant in 2011 adding to his funds for the naltrexone study.
FAR selects Prof Cronise for Grant
Professor Kim Cronise, a neuroscientist at Middlebury College studies alcohol tolerance variations in mice.
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Genetic research in Chile is studying a vaccine that would work like a cigarette patch. Other genetic research regarding alcoholism is being done at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Baclofen Campaign Press Release – Exciting News! See also Pioneer supports baclofen study – below
What is FAR
- and Why?
FAR is concerned about the disease of alcoholism, not the beverage. FAR is the only public charity supporting research to find better solutions for those afflicted. The funding for such research has been small compared to other diseases, yet it is the 3rd most prevalent disease in the US. Read more…
Pioneer in Addiction Treatment Supports Baclofen Research
Dr. Shiela Blume endorses the FAR campaign to study the effects of Baclofen on alcohol dependence. Dr. Blume comments “This study is exactly the kind needed to evaluate whether or not Baclofen has the right physiological effects to become the next important alcoholism treatment. Read more…!
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