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Collaborative Preclinical Efficacy Studies Suggest a New Target for Drug Addiction Treatment
Date:3/14/2012

Findings from these collaborative studies were recently presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in a study titled "AT-1001, a Highly Selective alpha3beta4 nicotinic Receptor Antagonist is Effective in Blocking Place Preference, Behavioral Sensitization, and Withdrawal Effects of Various Drugs of Abuse." The presentation was highlighted by the Society for describing the innovative approach taken by the research team.

This research was funded 96% ($1,991,814) by National Institute on Drug Abuse grant R01DA020811. The remainder is from non-governmental sources.

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