George Uhl, Ph.D., Senior Investigator - Principal Investigators - The Intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

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George Uhl, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Human Molecular Genetics

  • Molecular genetic bases of individual differences in vulnerability to develop dependence on an addictive substance
  • Molecular genetic bases of individual differences in ability to quit smoking (and make other health-related behavior changes)
  • Molecular genetic bases of individual differences in other related phenotypes

Human Clinical Studies

  • Recruitment and characterization of subjects for genome wide association studies
  • Assessments of individual differences in drug responses in individuals who have selected genotypes
  • Assessments of individual differences in treatment responses in individuals who have selected genotypes

Mouse Genetics

  • Gene-gene interactions: effects on responses to psychostimulants
  • Effects of knockouts on drug related behaviors
  • Effects of mouse models of human allelic variants in tests of drug response
  • Effects of mouse models of human allelic variants in altering synaptic connectivity



Selected Publications:

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