Dr. Lindsey Galbo-Thomma Presents at ASPET 2024

T32 Postdoctoral Fellow, Lindsey Galbo-Thomma, was awarded an ASPET travel award and was able to travel to Arlington, VA to present her current research.

ASPET Presentation

Biomedical Research Awareness Day 2024

BRAD 2024 Fellow of the Year, Lindsey Galbo-Thomma, celebrated BRAD day on campus with students and members of Animal Research Compliance.

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Watch the BRAD 2024 Webinar Here

Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year: Michael Wedemeyer, PhD

Former NIDA T32 trainee, currently supported by an F32 fellowship, Michael Wedemeyer has been named postdoctoral researcher of the year by the Offie of Postdoctoral Affairs!

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Our newest arrival: T32 Trainee Lindsey Galbo-Thomma, PhD

Lindsey arrived at UT Health San Antonio on August 21, read her bio to learn where she's been and where she's going!

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Mentor Achievement: Dr. Lisa Cleveland

Dr. Lisa Cleveland has been appointed to the national Health & Human Services Maternal Mental Health Task Force subcommittee of the Advisory Committee for Women's Services!

Faculty Spotlight: Brett Ginsburg, PhD

Dr. Ginsburg, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, recently talked to public radio’s Texas Standard about whether Delta-8, a psychoactive substance produced by cannabis plants, is safe.

Ful Interview

Dr. Nikki Clauss published in Molecular Psychiatry

Former T32 trainee Nikki Clauss had her article about organic cation transporter 3 (OCT3) published over the summer!

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About ARTT

The mission of the ARTT Center of Excellence is to promote substance use disorder research, treatment, and training at UT Health San Antonio and facilitate the translation of discoveries in basic science to clinical care. ARTT provides a formal mechanism for bringing together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and educators in order to identify and develop novel behavioral and pharmacological approaches to treating substance use disorders.

The vision of the ARTT Center of Excellence is to stimulate innovative research leading to breakthroughs in the treatment of substance use disorders and to train the next generation of addiction scientists and clinicians.

Members in the ARTT Center of Excellence represent a wide range of scientific and clinical perspectives, from chemistry to biology and behavior. Researchers, educators, and clinicians at UT Health San Antonio are on the cutting edge of addiction science and are making significance advances in the understanding and treatment of substance use disorders.

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ARTT continues to combat Substance Use Disorders (SUD) by:


BBC Conference

This multi-day conference focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioral scientists.

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T32 Training Program

Postdoctoral fellows receive SUD interdisciplinary training across various laboratories and areas of expertise.

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Be Well Clinic

The UT Health Behavioral Wellness Clinic (Be Well) is a comprehensive substance use treatment program treating a wide variety of substance dependence problems.

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TxSUS - Texas Substance Use Symposium

TxSUS represents a unique opportunity to bring together health care providers and community members to collaboratively identify substance use challenges and solutions.

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Biological Psychiatry Analytical Laboratory

The Biological Psychiatry Analytic Laboratory (BPAL) is an analytical pharmacology laboratory, expert at small molecule measurement. The lab is involved in training students and post-doctoral fellows at UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

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Upcoming Events

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Data Blitz

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Chalk Talk

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Addiction Journal Club

ARTT Leadership


Charles P France, PhD

Director, ARTT 


Jennifer S Potter, PhD

Associate Director, ARTT 

Latest News

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  • October 10, 2023

Save the date: BBC Conference 2024!

Our 16th annual BBC Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites San Antonio March 22-24. Check the BBC website for updates on registration and abstract deadlines.

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  • October 10, 2023

UTEP Job Opportunity:

Dr. Serafine, a former T32 trainee, would like to spread the word about a tenure track assistant professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Texas at El Paso in the Department of Psychology.

Job Posting