Coming online Fall 2021: UT Physicians Virtual Clinic featuring statewide virtual therapy, medication assisted treatment and case management services for Texans living with substance use disorders and/or mental health challenges. Stay tuned for more inormation.
The ARTT Center of Excellence is planning a retreat, in 2022, for anyone working or interested in research, treatment, education, or policy on substance use disorders to share information, facilitate discussion, and promote collaboration among students, trainees, researchers, and clinicians at UTHSCSA. More information will be provided in the coming months, on the ARTT website!
Dr. Clauss, a T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Lynette C Daws' laboratory, received 1st Place in the postdoctoral oral presentation competition for the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)!
Ms. Doyle, a graduate student mentored by Gregory T Collins, PhD, recently won this year's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Senior Graduate Student of the Year Award. This award recognizes a graduate student who demonstrates the best potential for research success and demonstrates sustained excellence in academics. Read more about it here.
The campus will be built on nearly 2.9 acres of land on San Antonio's East side and will provide a home for pregnant and parenting mothers recovering from substance use disorders to be with their children. To read the full story, visit the UT Health San Antonio website here.
Victor, a recent former post-doctoral fellow in the France lab, is featured as JPET's Highlighted Trainee Author, April 2021.This showcases emerging scientific talent in the field of pharmacology. Read the full news detail here.
Him and co-director Gregory Collins, PhD, recently published a manuscript identifying that structurally related synthetic cathinones, or “bath salts,” produce MDPV-like discriminative stimulus effects with a rank-order potency. Read more about it here.
The distinguished ASPET honor recognizes his innovative and multi-tiered approach to understanding how individual differences, including behavioral and drug histories, impact drug-taking and drug-seeking behaviors. The award was presented at the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2021.
He recently had his first paper published since joining the France Lab. It describes diminished antagonism of the discriminative stimulus effects of carfentanil relative to those of other opioids. Read more about it in The Pipette Gazette!
Making sense of pharmacology: inverse agonism and functional selectivity explores two concepts in contemporary pharmacology that entail major implications for the use of drugs in medicine and research and impact new drug development. Read the full report in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Vanessa's application was chosen to be the ASPET nomination to represent the division as the Young Investigator Corresponding Member for the Executive Committee of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR).