NIDA Podcasts: Researchers Speak – Audio
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NIDA Notes keeps you up to date on research advances in the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of drug abuse and addiction and HIV/AIDS. NIDA Notes is an online publication from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health. NIDA Notes: Researchers Speak podcasts go beyond NIDA Notes articles to explore the methods, lessons learned, and future directions of the research. The series provides insights from top researchers in drug abuse and addiction. Read NIDA Notes articles and listen to more podcasts at http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes.
||CleanDr. Madeline Meier||Dr. Madeline Meier of Duke University discusses the effects of marijuana use on IQ. Dr. Meier describes findings from a 25-year study showing that participants who initiated weekly cannabis use before age 18 dropped IQ points in proportion to how long they persisted in using the drug.||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Antonello Bonci||Dr. Antonello Bonci describes ground-breaking findings regarding the brain areas involved in compulsive cocaine seeking.||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Thomas Kosten||NIDA-funded researcher Dr. Thomas Kosten describes the potential uses for vaccines that protect against addiction to cocaine, nicotine, methamphetamine, and opioids.||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Kevin M. Gray||NIDA-funded researcher Dr. Kevin M. Gray describes a clinical trial studying use of N-acetylcysteine to treat marijuana addiction.||Free||View in iTunes|