Reviews To Read – April 3, 2018. from the Addiction Biology Unit Quitting smoking is challenging. The recent development of varenicline (Chantix®) for smoking cessation is a successful story. In this article, we review the strong theoretical rationale, major findings in preclinical and clinical studies with varenicline, and post-market surveillance. We also discuss current major… [Read More]
Reviews To Read – March 1, 2018. The United States is experiencing an epidemic of opioid overdose deaths. A major factor in this crisis is the increasing availability of potent opioid drugs, including fentanyl and novel synthetic opioids (NSOs). NSOs include various analogs of fentanyl and newly-emerging non-fentanyl compounds which stimulate mu-opioid receptor proteins in… [Read More]
Reviews To Read – January 3, 2018. From the NIDA IRP Real World Assessment, Prediction and Treatment Unit. In this invited commentary, Bill Kowalczyk and I weighed in on a new rat model of addiction developed by Chiara Giuliano in Barry Everitt’s lab at the University of Cambridge. Like other recently developed models of addiction,… [Read More]
Reviews To Read – November 20, 2017
Panlilio, Leigh V; Justinova, Zuzana
Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 Aug 28.
Reviews To Read – September 2017
Weng, Tzu-Yu; Tsai, Shang-Yi Anne; Su, Tsung
J Biomed Sci, 24 (1), pp. 74, 2017, ISSN: 1423-0127 (Electronic); 1021-7770 (Linking).
Reviews To Read – June 2017
Morales, Marisela; Margolis, Elyssa B
Nat Rev Neurosci, 18 (2), pp. 73–85, 2017, ISSN: 1471-0048 (Electronic); 1471-003X (Linking).
Reviews To Read – May 2017
Stolzenberg, Sebastian; Michino, Mayako; LeVine, Michael V; Weinstein, Harel; Shi, Lei
Biochim Biophys Acta, 1858 (7 Pt B), pp. 1652-1662, 2016, ISSN: 0006-3002 (Print); 0006-3002 (Linking).
Reviews To Read – January 2017
Su, Tsung-Ping; Su, Tzu-Chieh; Nakamura, Yoki; Tsai, Shang-Yi
Trends Pharmacol Sci, 37 (4), pp. 262–278, 2016, ISSN: 1873-3735 (Electronic); 0165-6147 (Linking).