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Lecture

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

Date:
Friday, October 25, 2013
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location:
1021 Main St., Buffalo
Cost:
Free
Presenter:
Pamela Madden, PhD
Sponsor:
Research Institute on Addictions, UB’s Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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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For more information, contact:

Rebecca Houston, PhD
Email: rhouston@ria.buffalo.edu
Phone: 887-2579