Topic: R. Adron Harris

Thanks to Rare Alpine Bacteria, Researchers Identify One of Alcohol's Key Gateways to the Brain

April 25, 2013

The discovery is a major step on the road to eventually developing drugs that could disrupt the interaction between alcohol and the brain.

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Spotlight on undergraduate research

April 16, 2012
Spotlight on undergraduate research

Research Week takes place April 16-20. To celebrate undergraduate research and creative activity, we're highlighting five profiles of student researchers.

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Scientists decode the genetic signs of alcoholism to pave the way for earlier treatment

March 15, 2010

The day may not be far off when a routine blood test at the doctor's office will be able to detect not only whether you suffer from heart disease or diabetes, but also whether you suffer from an addiction to alcohol.

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Scientists Identify New Approaches to Treating PTSD

March 1, 2010

Drugs known as HDAC inhibitors may prove useful in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted by faculty at The University of Texas at Austin's Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research.

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Faculty tackle a big question: Where will science take us in the next 25 years?

April 28, 2008

We asked 10 faculty from the College of Natural Sciences a big question: "What development in your field is likely to have the greatest impact on the way that we live over the next 25 years? How?"

Here are their answers. Select the faculty names below to jump to the expanded answers.

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