November 21, 2019

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Postdoc Position available, apply here

Research Description:

The George lab is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position (Research Associate) available now. The successful applicant will receive training under NIAAA- and/or NIDA-funded research programs (R01...

July 2, 2018

Dr. George published a new review article in collaboration with Dr. Koob that argues that characterization of the neuropsychological mechanisms that underlie individual differences in addiction-like behaviors is the key to understanding the mechanisms of addiction and...

August 25, 2017

Postdoc Position available, apply here

Research Description:

The George lab is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position (Research Associate) available now. The successful applicant will receive training under NIAAA- and/or NIDA-funded research programs (R01/U01)....

January 23, 2016

Interview with Chelsea Handler is out on Netflix. In her new documentary, Chelsea Handler explores the power of drugs, smokes up with Willie Nelson, interview Dr. Olivier George, hears addicts' stories and travel to Peru to try ayahuasca.

 

 

 

January 11, 2016

Apply now to join the George Lab this summer and get paid during your internship! 

 

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)  invites high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in science to submit applications for the 2016 NIDA Summer Re...

July 29, 2015

Increasing awareness of the dramatic impact of drug addiction on our society and providing novel therapeutic approaches to cure drug addiction are key missions of TSRI researchers in the George lab.

 

LA JOLLA, CA – July 29 2015 – Nature Outlook: Addiction is a very int...

March 12, 2015

TSRI Researchers Discover New Mechanism that Plays Key Role in Methamphetamine Addiction

 

LA JOLLA, CA – March 11, 2015 – Methamphetamine abuse and dependence is a major issue in the US. More than 1 million people used methamphetamine in the past year and its use is ass...

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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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