May 15, 2014

People often assume that their neurons are only there to do good things. While I mostly agree, I believe there are bad neurons in our brain, like there are bad genes in our DNA that have been conserved by evolution because they have only a negligible effect on reproduc...

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Gordon Research Conference: Alcohol and the Nervous System

Dr. George will be speaking. "What's Driving Escalation of Alcohol Drinking? Evidence in Favor of the Crystallization Hypothesis"

Developing a Clearer Vision of the Integrated Neural Actions of Ethanol

Match 1-6, 2020

Galveston, TX

Gordon Research Conference: Addiction Research: From Molecules to Circuits to Treatment

Dr. George will be speaking. "The Escalation Model of Drug Addiction"

Addiction Research: From Molecules to Circuits to Treatment

August 16-21, 2020

Newry, ME

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Conference

Dr. George will be speaking. "Effect of CBD on Nicotine Dependence"

March 15, 2020

Albuquerque , NM

Research Society on Alcoholism

Dr. Kimbrough will be speaking. "Brain wide neural activation in animal models of alcohol abuse and dependence"

June 22-26th, 2019

Minneapolis, Minnesota

NeuroHIV Emerging Issues and Substance Abuse Joint Colloquium Nov 22-24th 2018

Dr. George will be speaking on "Identification of novel targets for cocaine and opioid use disorders using heterogeneous stock rats."

Outreach: Science Saturday Nov 17th 2018

Dr. George will be speaking on “Drug Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”

Finding new therapies to fight drug addiction: The lecture will describe the effects of drugs on the brain, including alcohol, nicotine, cocaine and opioids; why some people, but not others, develop an addiction; and highlight new therapeutic strategies to fight addiction.

Scripps Research scientists and researchers bring the excitement and passion of research to middle and high school students. Every lecture highlights the cutting-edge research occurring at The Scripps Research Institute and provides a window into the life of a scientist.

"Drug Addiction & Mental Disorders" & "Impulse Control Disorders"

Dr. George is teaching PSYC 179 and PSYC188 at UCSD in Summer and Fall 2018

Summer and Fall 2018

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