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Neuroscientists Identify Brain Circuitry Responsible for Increased Anxiety in Smoking Cessation
Researchers Win $3.9 Million to Study Brain Regions that Suppress Cocaine and Alcohol Cravings
Professor Jane Dyson Shares Her Zig-Zag Path

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Neuroscientists Identify Brain Circuitry Responsible for Increased Anxiety in Smoking Cessation

The research from the George lab and UMass colleagues yielded several discoveries about interconnected brain mechanisms that induce anxiety during nicotine withdrawal—and possible ways to derail them.

Researchers Win $3.9 Million to Study Brain Regions that Suppress Cocaine and Alcohol Cravings

Assistant Professor Nobuyoshi Suto will lead the five-year studies.

Professor Jane Dyson Shares Her Zig-Zag Path

A recent talk hosted by the Scripps California Network for Women in Science provided a glimpse into the untraditional, but by many measures wildly productive, career of H. Jane Dyson.

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