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1 Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/psychadd/index.shtml
Description: This one-year residency program at the University of Washington provides psychiatric physicians with advanced training in the skills, clinical judgment, and knowledge necessary to the practice of addiction psychiatry. (Confederation of NW Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Training and Education | Washington State
2 Addiction Research Institute (ARI)
Link: http://www.utexas.edu/research/cswr/nida/index.html
Description: University of Texas at Austin, Center for Social Work Research.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
3 Addiction Science Research and Education Center (ASREC)
Link: http://www.utexas.edu/research/asrec/
Description: University of Texas at Austin. A group of scientists whose mission is to communicate the latest findings in Addiction Science to the public, in terms that make the message easy to understand. Director: Carlton Erickson.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
4 Addictive Behaviors Research Center (ABRC)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/abrc
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. Provides research, training, and evaluation in the development and dissemination of interventions to prevent and treat addictive behaviors. Director: G. Alan Marlatt. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
5 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI)
Link: http://adai.washington.edu
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. ADAI is a multidisciplinary research center; its mission is to support and facilitate research and research dissemination in the field of alcohol and drug abuse. Director: Dennis M. Donovan. (member, Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
6 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Small Grants Program
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/adai/grants/smgrant.htm
Description: A primary mission of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute is to facilitate research in substance abuse at the University of Washington. Through its Small Grants Program, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute awards grant funds to new and established faculty for alcohol and drug abuse research at the University of Washington. The principal goal of the Small Grants Program is to stimulate research by providing initial funding for promising pilot projects which may ultimately be developed into full research studies with outside grant support.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
7 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program
Link: http://public.wsu.edu/~adap/
Description: Washington State University, Pullman. The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program promotes research on substance abuse within the state of Washington. This program receives a portion of state alcohol license fees (Class H) and distributes the money to substance abuse researchers for pilot grant projects. Thee sponsors seminars, buy library materials, and assist in recruiting faculty with research expertise in substance abuse. Director: Barbara Sorg, PhD
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
8 Alcohol and Substance Use Research Institute (ASURI)
Link: http://nosferatu.cas.usf.edu/asuri/
Description: University of South Florida. The ASURI was established to support research and training activities pertaining to the etiology and treatment of problematic alcohol and substance use.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
9 Alcohol Beverage Medical Research Foundation (ABMRF)
Link: http://www.abmrf.org
Description: Baltimore, MD. The largest, independent, non-profit foundation in North America devoted solely to supporting research on the effects of alcohol on health, behavior and prevention of alcohol-related problems.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
10 Alcohol Clinical Training (ACT) Project
Link: http://www.bu.edu/act/index.html
Description: Boston University. Aims to disseminate research-based information and pragmatic clinical skills to increase screening and brief intervention for alcohol problems.
Subjects: Brief intervention
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
11 Alcohol Epidemiology Program (AEP)
Link: http://www.epi.umn.edu/alcohol/
Description: University of Minnesota, School of Public Health. Conducts advanced research to discover effective community and policy interventions to reduce alcohol-related social and health problems. Director: Traci L. Toomey, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
12 Alcohol Justice (Marin Institute)
Link: http://alcoholjustice.org/
Description: Alcohol Justice (formerly The Marin Institute, until 2011) promotes effective alcohol policy, conducts media advocacy, and supports grassroots campaigns in Marin County, California and nationwide. Alcohol prevention research and advocacy.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
13 Alcohol Research Center.
Link: http://alcoholresearch.lsuhsc.edu/
Description: Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center. Focuses especially on alcohol and HIV research. Director: Steve Nelson, MD.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
14 Alcohol Research Center (ARC)
Link: http://psychiatry.uchc.edu/research/arc.html
Description: University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Established in 1978. Focuses especially on the etiology and treatment of addictions. Director: Victor M. Hesselbrock, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
15 Alcohol Research Group (ARG)
Link: http://www.arg.org/
Description: Berkeley, CA. Established in 1959. Focuses on epidemiological and health services research on alcohol and drug abuse. Director: Thomas Greenfield, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
16 Asian Tobacco and Cancer Education Research Center (ACETAR)
Link: http://www.temple.edu/cah/
Description: Temple University. Established in 2000, the Center was one of the first in the nation dedicated to reducing cancer and other health disparities among Asian Americans. Grace X. Ma, Director.
Subjects: Asian Americans | Pacific Islanders
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
17 Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest (BHRCS)
Link: http://www.bhrcs.org
Description: Albuquerque, NM. Established in 1997 to design and implement quality research and apply public health discoveries in behavioral health. BHRCS joined the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in May 2006. Dedicated to improving lives through research and to promote healthy behaviors.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
18 Betty Ford Institute
Link: http://www.bettyfordinstitute.org/
Description: Betty Ford Institute (estab. Sept. 2006) to support and conduct research, education, and policy development on alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependency.
Subjects: Recovery | Disease concept
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy
19 Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies
Link: http://www.med.unc.edu/alcohol/
Description: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Conducts, coordinates, and promotes basic and clinical research on the causes, prevention and treatment of alcoholism and alcohol abuse. Supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Director: Fulton T. Crews, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
20 Brandeis/Harvard Center on Managed Care and Drug Abuse Treatment
Link: http://nidacenter.brandeis.edu/
Description: Investigates how organizational management, financing and payment within managed care can be improved to benefit substance abusers seeking treatment.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
21 Butler Center for Research at Hazelden
Link: http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/research.page
Description: Minnesota. Informs and improves Hazelden's delivery of recovery services for individuals and produces research that benefits the field of addiction. Director: Valerie Slaymaker, PhD. See also database list: http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/usdatabaselibrary.page
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
22 California Collaborative Center for Substance Abuse Policy Research (CCCSAPR)
Link: http://nurseweb.ucsf.edu/iha/Programs/cccsapr.htm
Description: University of California, San Francisco. Founded in 1997 to provide the State of California with objective information to support informed decision making on issues of substance abuse policy. The center is based at UCSF, Institute for Health & Aging, and includes researchers from all UC campuses, including UCLA and UCSD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
23 Cancer Prevention Research Center
Link: http://www.uri.edu/research/cprc/index.html
Description: University of Rhode Island. Home of the "Transtheoretical Model."
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
24 Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research (CABHR)
Link: http://www3.uwm.edu/dept/cabhr/
Description: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. A non-profit public/private partnership created in 1991 and dedicated to research and the sharing of information that will guide health care decisions through a partnership of academic and health care organizations.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
25 Center for Addiction Research (CAR)
Link: http://www.uams.edu/psych/car/
Description: At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; since being established in August of 2004, the Center has recruited 36 faculty and staff and has over $10 million in National Institutes of Health research support. Dierector: Warren Bickel.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
26 Center for Addiction Studies (CAS)
Link: http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/cas/main/index.php
Description: University of Minnesota, Duluth. The purpose of CAS is to develop research opportunities in areas of addictions, administrate research on selected aspects of addictions and provide campus coordination for teaching and curricula on addictions. Much of the work of CAS has been concerned with the prevalence and treatment of problem gambling in Minnesota. Director: J. Clark Laundergan, PhD.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
27 Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research (CeASAR)
Link: http://www.ceasar-boston.org/
Description: Children's Hospital, Boston. Established 1999 by director John Knight, CeASAR conducts studies on methods of screening adolescent patients for substance abuse as well as brief office-based therapeutic interventions. Knight is the developer of the CRAFFT screening instrument.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
28 Center for Advancing Longitudinal Drug Abuse Research (CALDAR)
Link: http://www.caldar.org/
Description: UCLA, as part of Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP). Established in Fall 2005 with NIDA funding, to focus on the development and application of rigorous scientific approaches for advancing longitudinal research on drug abuse and its interplay with HIV infection, drug treatment and other service systems. Yih-Ing Hser, Ph.D., Director.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
29 Center for AIDS Prevention Research (CAPS)
Link: http://www.caps.ucsf.edu
Description: University of California, San Francisco. Established in 1986 to conduct local, national, and international interdisciplinary research on methods to prevent HIV infection and its consequences.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
30 Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS)
Link: http://www.caas.brown.edu/
Description: Brown University. Promotes the identification. prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, education, training, and policy advocacy.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
31 Center for Drug Addiction Research
Link: http://www.washington.edu/research/centers/159
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. Multidisciplinary group that brings together investigators studying various actions of drugs of abuse (opiates, cocaine, amphetamine, cannabis, MDMA). Director: Charles Chavkin, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Cocaine | Amphetamines | Marijuana | Ecstasy | Heroin
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
32 Center for Drug and Alcohol Problems (CDAP)
Link: http://www.muschealth.com/cdap
Description: Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Institute of Psychiatry (IOP). Utilizies state-of-the-art tools, such as brain imaging, genetics, behavioral pharmacology and therapies to provide better treatments for alcohol and substance abuse.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
33 Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies (CDAS)
Link: http://www.udel.edu/cdas/
Description: University of Delaware. Established in 1991 to facilitate collaborative research and publishing on substance abuse among social and behavioral science faculty, professional staff, and students. Principally studies the etiology, patterns and consequences and prevention/treatment of drug and alcohol abuse, as well as the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and other STDs.
Subjects: HIV / AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
34 Center for Drug & Social Policy Research (CDSPR)
Link: http://www.uh.edu/cdspr/
Description: University of Houston. CDSPR's overall objective is to conduct basic and applied research and research training on drug abuse and related social and public policy issues that address this problem. Avelardo Valdez, Director.
Subjects: Hispanics and Latinos | Heroin | HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
35 Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR)
Link: http://cduhr.org/
Description: National Development and Research Institutes, Inc (NDRI) (New York). Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the CDUHR is the first center for the socio-behavioral study of drug use and HIV in the U.S. Director: Sherry Deren, PhD.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
36 Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR)
Link: http://www.pitt.edu/~cedar/
Description: University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy. CEDAR's mission is to elucidate the etiology of substance abuse and substance use disorder using a longitudinal research strategy. Funded by a NIDA Center grant.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
37 Center for Functional Genomics
Link: http://nida.viromics.washington.edu/
Description: This NIDA P30 Center, at the University of Washington, supplies the resources needed to apply cutting-edge genomic, proteomic, and bioinformatic technologies to the study of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and AIDS—chronic viral infections that are a direct consequence of drug abuse and addiction. Principal Investigator: Michael Katze, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
38 Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University
Link: http://chpir.org/
Description: The Center for Health Policy focuses on research ranging from smoking, drinking, Medicare and Medicaid analysis, to the effects of mental health and substance abuse on HIV/AIDS care. It was created in 1998 as a multi-disciplinary center.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS | Smoking cessation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
39 Center for Healthcare Improvement for Addictions, Mental Illness and Medically Vulnerable Populations (CHAMMP)
Link: http://www.chammp.org/
Description: Harborview Medical Center (Seattle) research and training center whose primary mission is to improve the quality and coordination of care for disadvantaged patients with mental illness and the co-morbid conditions of addictions and chronic medical illness. Peter Roy-Byrne, Director. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
40 Center for Interdisciplinary Substance Abuse Research
Link: http://www.rti.org/page.cfm?nav=493
Description: Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina. Conducts behavioral, epidemiologic, and evaluation studies on the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. The research focus includes alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs, with specialties in the development and evaluation of community-based substance abuse interventions, neurobiological aspects of substance abuse, and substance abuse economics. Director: Gary A. Zarkin, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
41 Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research (CITAR)
Link: http://www.med.wright.edu/citar/
Description: Wright State University School of Medicine. Robert Carlson, PhD, director. CITAR, was founded by the late Harvey A. Siegal in 1980. It is the University's focal point for substance abuse related services, academic research, and services research. It's main goals are directed at the understanding of substance abuse phenomena and their intervention and management in smaller and mid-sized cities and their surrounding suburban and rural communities. Two of CITAR's projects are the Substance Abuse Resources & Disability Issues (SARDI) and the Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM).
Subjects: Rural
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
42 Center for Medical Cannabis Education & Research (CMCER)
Link: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/emerging-health-professions/cmcer.html
Description: The mission at the Center for Medical Cannabis Education & Research (CMCER) is o advance the scientific basis, collaborative research efforts, and educational opportunities associated with the clinical use of cannabis-derived therapies, while also influencing social innovation and patient experience. Academic and scientific leadership will be provided by a multidisciplinary Steering Committee comprised of leading national and international experts in the field of medical cannabis. Located in the Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
43 Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR)
Link: http://www.cmcr.ucsd.edu
Description: University of California, San Diego. Includes the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) comprehensive review of the scientific evidence on the potential health benefits and risks of smoking marijuana.
Subjects: Marijuana | Medical marijuana
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
44 Center for Mental Health Services Research
Link: http://cmhsr.wustl.edu
Description: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Projects include studies on a addiction, prevention, trauma, gambling, disparities, and evidence-based treatments.
Subjects: Gambling | HIV/AIDS | Women | Prevention
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
45 Center for Nicotine & Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY)
Link: http://info.med.yale.edu/century/
Description: The center's research focus is on treatment for smoking among women, people who drink, or people who are depressed, since those are the groups that most often relapse. Other areas of focus include the effect of smoking on productivity and whether smokers and others will pay for new treatments. Stephanie S. O'Malley, PhD, director.
Subjects: Smoking cessation | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
46 Center for Prevention Research
Link: http://www.mc.uky.edu/ukprc/
Description: University of Kentucky, College of Public Health. The Center is a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary social science institute focusing on rigorous scientific investigation into the effects, predictors, and prevention of social behaviors whose abuse carries health costs (including alcohol/drug abuse and prevention, HIV/AIDS, and smoking cessation).
Subjects: Smoking cessation | HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
47 Center for Prevention Research and Development (CPRD)
Link: http://www.cprd.uiuc.edu/
Description: University of Illinois, Institute of Government and Public Affairs. CPRD is dedicated to the application of research to public service. Its mission is to improve the lives of children and families, especially those in disadvantaged environments, by serving as a resource for local communities, state and national agencies, and foundations. Director: Dr. Peter Mulhall.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
48 Center for Substance Abuse Policy and Research (CSAPR)
Link: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-medicine/departments/clinical-departments/public-health/research/substance-policy.cfm
Description: Oregon Health Sciences University. CSAPR works on the nexus of policy, practice and research related to treatment for alcohol and drug dependence. The Center hosts the Oregon Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network, as well as the Oregon Practice Improvement Collaborative, the Northwest Frontier Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the national evaluation for the Paths to Recovery project, among other projects.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
49 Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
Link: http://www.cesar.umd.edu/
Description: University of Maryland. Dedicated to addressing the problems substance abuse creates for individuals, families, and communities. CEWG member; produces DEWS - Maryland Drug Early Warning System. Director: Eric Wish, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
50 Center for the Genetics and Treatment of Antisocial Drug Dependence (CADD)
Link: http://ibgwww.colorado.edu/cadd
Description: University of Colorado. Studies the genetic influences on, and treatment of, antisocial drug dependence
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
51 Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors (CSHRB)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/cshrb/
Description: University of Washington Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors (CSHRB) focuses on the etiology of risky behaviors and the development of empirically based prevention and treatment for reduction of risk and promotion of healthier lifestyle. Director: Mary Larimer
Subjects: College students
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
52 Center for the Study of Research and Recovery (C-STAR) (New York City)
Link: http://www.ndri.org/ctrs/cstar.html
Description: C-STAR is a component within NDRI's Institute for Treatment and Services Research. The Center's research uses qualitative and quantitative methods to identify factors that promote and threaten recovery at various stages of the process, with the goal of informing clinicians, policy makers and the recovery community about helpful resources and strategies.
Subjects: Self-help groups | Recovery
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
53 Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism (CTNA)
Link: http://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/ctna
Description: Yale University School of Medicine. Formed to help translate research findings about alcoholism into new treatments for patients. Director: John Krystal, MD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
54 Center for Therapeutic Community Research (CTCR)
Link: http://www.ndri.org/ctrs/ctcr.html
Description: CTCR is a component of NDRI (New York); the center conducts research on refining techniques and improving the effectiveness of treatment. In addition, it focuses on adapting the TC approach for special populations and settings such as mentally ill chemical abusers (MICAs) in community residences, adolescent substance abusers in residential TCs, and criminal offenders in corrections facilities.
Subjects: Therapeutic community
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
55 Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI)
Link: http://www.ctri.wisc.edu/
Description: Univ. of Wisconsin Medical School. UW-CTRI is one of seven Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers (TTURC) funded by NIDA and RWJF. The focus of the U Wisc. TTURC is on treatment and outcomes. Timothy Baker, PhD, director.
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
56 Center for Tobacco Treatment Research and Training
Link: http://www.umassmed.edu/tobacco/index.aspx
Description: University of Massachusetts. Committed to promoting state of the art, evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment in healthcare and community settings through training, research and public service. Tobacco-related research, clinical treatment services, technical assistance, and professional education programs. Offers the Massachusetts Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Training and Certification Program.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Training and Education
57 Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse (CTRADA)
Link: http://www.miami.edu/ctrada/
Description: University of Miami. Began in 1991 as the first NIDA-funded clinical research center focusing on adolescent drug abuse treatment. Director: Howard A. Liddle, PhD.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
58 Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University
Link: http://alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu/
Description: New Jersey. A multidisciplinary institute dedicated to acquisition and dissemination of knowledge on psychoactive substance use and related phenomena with primary emphasis on alcohol use and consequences. The Center's broad program of basic and applied research is conducted by scientists drawn chiefly from the biological sciences (principally biochemistry and neuropharmacology), psychology (both clinical and experimental), and sociology. Director: Robert J. Pandina, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
59 Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addiction (CASAA)
Link: http://casaa.unm.edu
Description: University of New Mexico. The mission of CASAA is to generate, convey, and apply knowledge to reduce suffering related to addictions and improve the quality of life. Directors: J. Scott Tonigan, PhD (Clinical Research Branch) and W. Gill Woodall, PhD (Prevention, Education, and Research Branch). Barbara S. McCrady will become director in 2007.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
60 Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR)
Link: http://cdar.uky.edu/
Description: University of Kentucky. A multidisciplinary center that conducts research into the biological, psychological, sociopolitical, and clinical aspects of substance abuse.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
61 Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School and the Miriam Hospital
Link: http://www.lifespan.org/centers-and-services/behavioral-and-preventive-medicine
Description: One of The Centers has an area of research on nicotine and substance use. The Centers research addresses the leading lifestyle causes of disease burden and death. Research projects at The Centers cut across the leading chronic diseases and conditions that affect health and quality of life.
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
62 Change Assessment Research Project
Link: http://www.psychology.uh.edu/SpecialUnitsResearch/ChangeAssessmentResearchProject.asp
Description: University of Houston, Department of Psychology. Director: Joseph Carbonari, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
63 Charleston Alcohol Research Center (ARC)
Link: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/arc/
Description: Medical University of South Carolina. One of fifteen alcohol research centers supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The goal of this center is to become, through scientific research, a significant regional and national resource in pharmacotherapy for alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Director: Carrie Randall, PhD.
Subjects: Pharmacotherapy
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
64 Clinical Addictions Research Laboratory (CARL)
Link: http://addictions.uchicago.edu/
Description: Univ. of Chicago. The focus areas are a) to investigate factors that lead to excessive use of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances, and factors involved in increased risk for the development of substance use disorders; and b) to develop more effective interventions in the treatment of substance use disorders, particularly tobacco dependence. Andrea King, PhD, director.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
65 Combining Medications and Behavioral Interventions (COMBINE)
Link: http://www.cscc.unc.edu/combine/
Description: A multi-site clinical trial sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Treatment
66 Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers
Link: http://adai.washington.edu/confederation/
Description: The Confederation of NW Addiction Research Centers was established in 2006 to enhance coordination among addiction research centers and training programs affiliated with the University of Washington.
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Categories: Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
67 Division on Addictions, Harvard Medical School
Link: http://www.divisiononaddictions.org
Description: Harvard Medical School. The mission of the Division on Addictions is to strengthen worldwide understanding of addiction through innovative research, education, and the global exchange of information. Its ultimate goal is to alleviate the individual, social, medical, and economic burdens caused by addictive behaviors. Director: Howard J. Shaffer, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
68 Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies (DATOS)
Link: http://www.datos.org/
Description: DATOS reports national patterns of treatment effectiveness in the U.S. during the 1990's (much like DARP in the 1970's and TOPS in the 1980's). Three addiction research centers and NIDA scientists conducted the treatment process and follow-up outcome studies (TCU, NDRI, UCLA, NIDA). Over 85 publications are available at the web-site. Data files are available from SAMHDA.
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
69 Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center
Link: http://www.galloresearch.org/
Description: University of California, San Francisco, Dept. of Neurology. This clinic studies basic neuroscience and the effects of alcohol on the brain.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
70 Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit (FADU)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/
Description: University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle. Director: Therese Grant, PhD, Scientific Director: Fred Bookstein, PhD, Clinical Director: Paul Connor, Ph.D.Ann Streissguth, PhD. Founder: Ann P. Streissguth, PhD. This center conducts research on fetal alcohol and drug effects, disseminates information about those effects, provides consultation for persons thought to be affected by prenatal exposure, and provides training in human behavioral teratology. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
71 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center
Link: http://www.med.und.nodak.edu/depts/peds/fas/
Description: University of North Dakota, Dept. of Pediatrics. Director: Larry Burd, PhD. Four-state consortium includes Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
72 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/fasdpn/
Description: The Washington State Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network (FAS DPN) is a network of five WA State community-based clinics linked by the core clinical/research/training clinic at the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
73 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS)
Link: http://archive.sph.harvard.edu/cas/
Description: The Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS) is an ongoing survey of over 14,000 students at 120 four-year colleges in 40 states, examining key issues in college alcohol abuse, including the tradition of heavy drinking, the role of Greek organizations and athletics, and the relationship of state alcohol control measures and college policies.
Subjects: College students
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
74 Health and Addictive Behaviors: Investigating Transtheoretical Solutions (HABITS)
Link: http://www.umbc.edu/psyc/habits/
Description: University of Maryland, Baltimore County. About the "Transtheoretical Model." Director: Carlo C. Clementi, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
75 Helping Others Research Project, Case Western Reserve University
Link: http://www.helpingotherslivesober.org/
Description: The mission of the “Helping Others” Research Project at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry is to improve the quality of life for youth, families, and communities by providing a continuum of scientific information, education, and personal experiences on the role of service in addiction recovery. Maria Pagano, P.I. and Director.
Subjects: Alcoholism treatment | Alcoholics Anonymous | Recovery
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Recovery Resources
76 Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR)
Link: http://www.humboldt.edu/hiimr/
Description: HIIMR seeks to improve the economic, social, physical, and environmental health of individuals and communities through the interdisciplinary scientific study of marijuana. Members of HIIMR will: Design, conduct, analyze, and disseminate research; Provide applied expertise to policy makers, researchers, health professionals, businesses, and the media; and Archive and provide access to source materials (raw data, media). Co-directors: Erick Eschker, Professor of Economics; Josh Meisel, Associate Professor of Sociology.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
77 Indiana Alcohol Research Center (IARC)
Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~solctr/research/details.php?id=263
Description: Indiana University Department of Medicine. Started in 1987, IARC is a Specialized Research Center which focuses on the elucidation of the biomedical and psychosocial factors that contribute to alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
78 Innovative Programs Research Group (IPRG)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/iprg
Description: University of Washington School of Social Work, Seattle. Projects assess the effectiveness of innovative means for reducing barriers to the delivery of effective social and mental health services; focus on marijuana use and HIV/AIDS risk behaviors. Director: Roger A. Roffman. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Marijuana | HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
79 Institute for Coffee Studies (ICS)
Link: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/coffee/
Description: Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Studies the pharmacology, therapeutic applications, and addiction of coffee. Director: Peter R. Martin, MD.
Subjects: Caffeine
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
80 Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies (IDAS)
Link: http://www.vcu.edu/idas/
Description: Virginia Commonwealth University. Seeks to explore the complex problems of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs through a multidisciplinary program of research and training.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
81 Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Research (IPR)
Link: http://www.usc.edu/schools/medicine/departments/preventive_medicine/research/ipr/
Description: University of Southern California, School of Medicine. Dedicated to the advancement of research and training in prevention to improve the health and well-being of individuals and whole communities globally. Director: C. Anderson Johnson.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
82 Institute for Scientific Analysis (ISA)
Link: http://scientificanalysis.org/
Description: Since its founding in 1968, ISA has conducted research on a broad range of social issues including poverty, social welfare, education, crime and delinquency, mental health, race and ethnicity, gender, child development, aging, violence, AIDS, and substance abuse. Director: Michael H. Jang, MA; Senior Research Associates: Sheigla Murphy, PhD and Geoffrey Hunt, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
83 Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Link: http://www.isr.umich.edu
Description: University of Michigan. One of the largest and oldest academic survey and social research organizations in the world. The ISR is dedicated to social science in the public interest. Is the home of the "Monitoring the Future Survey," also known as the "High School Senior Survey."
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
84 Institute for Treatment and Services Research (ITSR) (New York)
Link: http://www.ndri.org/ctrs/itsr.html
Description: ITSR is a component within NDRI (New York). The Institute's research focuses on the efficacy and effectiveness of substance abuse interventions. ITSR conducts clinical trials of treatment and services, as well as prevalence surveys and qualitative studies.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
85 Institute of Behavioral Research
Link: http://www.ibr.tcu.edu
Description: Texas Christian University. Established in 1962 to conduct federally funded research on personality structure, personnel selection, social interactions, organizational functioning, and methods for conducting addiction treatment follow-up outcome studies.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
86 Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (UCLA ISAP)
Link: http://www.uclaisap.org/
Description: University of California, Los Angeles. Formerly the UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center (DARC).
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
87 International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Research Associations (ICARA)
Link: http://www.parint.org/isajewebsite/meetings2012.htm
Description: ICARA is the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations. It is an umbrella organisation for research societies across the globe concerned about alcohol and other drugs. It is an international, nongovernmental, multidisciplinary and civil society organization bringing together research societies to promote ATOD science through professional exchange, collaboration and action.

The mission of ICARA is to create an international network of research societies in order to promote, support and enhance research on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, nationally and internationally.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.

88 International Youth Development Study (IYDS)
Link: http://www.rch.org.au/iyds/index.cfm?doc_id=2766
Description: The International Youth Development Study (IYDS) is a is a long-term study that looks at the development of healthy and problem behaviours among young people in the state of Victoria, Australia and the state of Washington, United States. It is a joint project between the Social Development Research Group, located in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington, in Seattle, USA and the Centre for Adolescent Health, part of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute at the Royal Children's Hospital, University of Melbourne, in Melbourne, Australia.
Subjects: Adolescents | Risk and protective factors
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International | ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
89 Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation
Link: http://iconsortium.subst-abuse.uiowa.edu/
Description: The Consortium coordinates research and knowledge transfer among researchers, assists professionals in the field, and informs public policy makers in the area of substance abuse. The Consortium's Advisory Board includes representatives from the University of Iowa, the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University; Iowa departments of Public Health and Corrections, the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy; and representatives from local substance abuse service agencies.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy
90 Jane Adams Substance Abuse Research Collaboration (JASARC)
Link: http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/college/subabuse/
Description: University of Illinois at Chicago. JASARC's mission is to develop an infrastructure for conducting substance abuse research at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, Unin. Illinois, Chicago. Projects focus on the confluence of substance abuse, criminal justice, and special populations such as women, those infected with HIV or those with co-occurring disorders. Director is James A. Swartz.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS | Dual diagnosis | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
91 Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center (MARC)
Link: http://www.ohsu.edu/marc/
Description: The Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center at Oregon Health Sciences University and the Portland VA Medical Center is a new NIDA center approaching drug research in a translational context -- they study meth addiction "from bench to bedside" -- all the way from the genetics or pharmacology lab to the patient who comes in for treatment. Aaron Janowaky, Director
Subjects: Methamphetamine
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
92 The Methodology Center
Link: http://methcenter.psu.edu/
Description: Pennsylvania State University. The Methodology Center is an interdisciplinary center that comprises faculty, research associates, post-docs, and students from several academic disciplines, including human development, psychology, statistics, and public health. Director: Dr. Linda M. Collins.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
93 Midwest Alcoholism Research Center (MARC)
Link: http://www.alcoholdependence.org/
Description: Alternate name: Missouri Alcoholism Research Center. Washington University, St. Louis. The broad focus of the research program of the MARC concerns the etiology and course of alcohol problems and associated comorbidity in community samples of adolescents and youth. Director: Andrew C. Heath, DPhil.
Subjects: Adolescents | Dual diagnosis
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
94 Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
Link: http://www.maps.org
Description: Sarasota, FL. Membership-based research and education association. Studies risks and benefits of therapeutic, spiritual, and creative uses of psychedelic drugs and marijuana.
Subjects: Hallucinogens | Marijuana
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
95 National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (NCAIANMHR)
Link: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/PublicHealth/research/centers/CAIANH/Pages/CAIANH.aspx
Description: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (NCAIANMHR), a program in the Department of Psychiatry, is one of four minority mental health research Centers. The NCAIANMHR is sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health and is the only program of this type in the country focusing specifically on American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
Subjects: American Indians | Alaska Natives
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
96 National Center for Responsible Gaming
Link: http://www.ncrg.org/
Description: Founded in 1996 as a separate 501(c)3 charitable organization, the NCRG’s mission is to help individuals and families affected by gambling disorders by supporting the finest peer-reviewed, scientific research into pathological and youth gambling; encouraging the application of new research findings to improve prevention, diagnostic, intervention and treatment strategies; and advancing public education about responsible gaming.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
97 National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
Link: http://www.casacolumbia.org
Description: Columbia University. Founded in 1992, CASA is the only national organization that brings together under one roof all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances -- alcohol, nicotine, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, performance enhancing drugs - in all sectors of society. Chairman: Joseph A. Califano.
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
98 National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI) (New York)
Link: http://www.ndri.org/
Description: Established in 1967; a non-profit research and educational organization dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in the areas of drug and alcohol abuse, treatment and recovery; HIV, AIDS and HCV; therapeutic communities; youth at risk; and related areas of public health, mental health, criminal justice, urban problems, prevention and epidemiology. Executive director/CEO: Bernard S. Arons, MD.
Subjects: HIV / AIDS | Therapeutic community | Adolescents
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
99 National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN)
Link: http://www.nida.nih.gov/CTN/
Description: Multi-site drug abuse treatment clinical research, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 1999. NIDA and treatment researchers, and community-based service providers cooperatively develop, validate, refine, and deliver new treatment options to patients in community-level clinical practice. Additional information and its publications can be viewed on the web site for the CTN Dissemination Library: http://ctndisseminationlibrary.org.
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Treatment
100 National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse (NHSN)
Link: http://nhsn.med.miami.edu/
Description: The National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse is dedicated to improving the health of Hispanics by increasing the amount and quality of interdisciplinary translational research on drug abuse and fostering the development of Hispanic scientists in drug abuse research. The web site includes a repository of measures translated into Spanish and used in studies with Hispanic samples. Yolanda Mancilla, PhD, director; located at University of Miami Center for Family Studies.
Subjects: Hispanics and Latinos
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
101 National Treatment Center Study (NTSC)
Link: http://www.uga.edu/ntcs/
Description: University of Georgia, Institute for Behavioral Research. Treatment services research, especially the adoption and implementation of innovative treatment practices. Participates in NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) research. Paul Roman, PhD, director.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
102 Neurobioology of Addiction Research Center (NARC)
Link: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/neurosciences/research/NARC/
Description: The NARC (University of Massachusetts Medical School) conducts neurobiological research using animal models to determine the neurobiological basis of cocaine and heroin relapse and identify novel pharmacological treatments for drug addicts. NARC also has graduate research training programs funded by NIDA and NIAAA. Peter Kalivas, director.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
103 NIDA Intramural Research Program (NIDA IRP)
Link: http://irp.drugabuse.gov/
Description: The NIDA Intramural Research Program (IRP) is dedicated to innovative research on basic mechanisms that underlie drug abuse and dependence, and to develop new methods for the treatment of drug abuse and dependence.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Government Agencies - U.S.
104 One Sky Center
Link: http://www.oneskycenter.org
Description: Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU). Native American / Alaska Native resource center on treatment & prevention services.
Subjects: Native Americans | Alaska Natives
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy
105 Oregon Research Institute
Link: http://www.ori.org
Description: Eugene, OR. A multidisciplinary, independent behavioral sciences research center founded in 1960. Dedicated to understanding human behavior and improving the quality of human life through the prevention and treatment of health, education, and social problems.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
106 Parents Translational Research Center
Link: http://www.tresearch.org/index.php/our-people/research-team/parents-translational-research-center/
Description: Component of the Treatment Reserach Institute, the new Parents Translational Research Center is designed to help parents address alcohol and drug use by their children. The Center will focus on helping parents in three areas: preventing children from using drugs and alcohol; finding appropriate treatment when it's needed; and working with children who refuse to go to treatment. Director, Kimberly C. Kirby, PhD.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
107 Pearson Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research
Link: http://www.scripps.edu/research/pearsonctr/
Description: Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA. The Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research (TPCAAR) was established in 2003 through the generosity of a multi-million dollar anonymous gift and is supported through the generosity of individual, corporate and public donors. It combines the latest biomedical research with new clinical treatments to fight the devastating, costly, and deadly disease of alcohol and drug addiction.
Subjects: Disease concept
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
108 Portland Alcohol Research Center (PARC)
Link: http://www.ohsu.edu/parc
Description: Oregon Health Sciences University. Director: Christopher Cunningham, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
109 Postdoctoral Training, Molecular Pharmacology of Abused Drugs
Link: http://faculty.washington.edu/cchavkin/training.html
Description: This program uses molecular biology methods to study the effects of drugs on a variety of brain, genetic, and behavioral systems. Charles Chavkin, Director. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects:
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
110 Prevention Research Center (PRC)
Link: http://www.prev.org/
Description: (Oakland, CA) The Prevention Research Center (PRC) of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation was formed in 1983 as a national center for prevention research. PRC's focus is on conducting research to better understand the social and physical environments that influence individual behavior that leads to alcohol and drug misuse. PRC is one of sixteen centers sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, and is the only one that specializes in preventioDirector: Joel W. Grube, PhD.
Subjects: Prevention evaluation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
111 Program for Excellence in Addiction Research (PEAR)
Link: https://nursing.wsu.edu/research/pear/
Description: This transdisciplinary addiction science program ranges in disciplinary representation from health policy and economics to experimental pharmacotherapeutics and human toxicology. PEAR’s mission is to advance innovative, scientifically rigorous approaches to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of addictions. Director: John Roll, PhD.
Subjects: Washington state
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
112 Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR)
Link: http://nursing.wsu.edu/PEAR/
Description: Washington State University, Pullman. The Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR) mission is to advance innovative, scientifically rigorous approaches to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of addictions. We accomplish this by: Conducting trans-disciplinary research in interrelated areas; Training future scholars and clinicians; and Promoting active participation of program affiliates in relevant policy arenas. Director: Sterling McPherson, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
113 Project MATCH (Matching Alcoholism Treatments to Client Heterogeneity)
Link: http://www.commed.uchc.edu/programs/health_services/match/
Description: Project MATCH is a multisite clinical trial designed to test a series of a priori hypotheses on how patient-treatment interactions relate to outcome.
Subjects: Project MATCH
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
114 Radiotracer Chemistry and Instrumentation, Addiction Research at Brookhaven
Link: http://www.bnl.gov/medical/RCIBI/addiction.asp
Description: (Brookhaven National Laboratory). The center specializes in the use of brain-imaging tools including positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study how the brain works at the cellular level, then translating this knowledge to understanding human behavior and treating brain diseases such as drug addiction, eating disorders, attention deficit disorder, and neurodegenerative disorders.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
115 RAND Drug Policy Research Center
Link: http://www.rand.org/multi/dprc
Description: Santa Monica, CA. The goal of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center is to provide a firm, empirical foundation on which sound drug policies can be built. Director: Martin Y. Iguchi, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
116 Research Center for Alcoholic Liver and Pancreatic Diseases
Link: http://www.usc.edu/schools/medicine/research/alcohol_center/
Description: University of Southern California. Focuses especially on research about the mechanisms by which ethanol sensitizes and primes the liver and pancreas to diseases. Director: Hidekazu Tsukamoto, DVM, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
117 Research Institute on Addictions (RIA)
Link: http://www.ria.buffalo.edu
Description: University at Buffalo, SUNY. Contributes to addictions research in these areas: etiology, prevention and treatment; social, psychological, and neurophysiological aspects; and health and medical aspects. Director: Gerard J. Connors, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
118 Researched Abuse, Diversion, and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS) System
Link: http://www.radars.org/News.aspx
Description: The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System is a prescription drug abuse, misuse and diversion surveillance system that collects timely product-and geographically-specific data. Data comes from poison centers, drug diversion, opioid treatment centers, college survey, etc. The RADARS System measures rates of abuse, misuse and diversion throughout the United States, contributing to the understanding of trends and aiding the development of effective interventions. These data assist pharmaceutical companies in fulfillment of their regulatory obligations such as risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS). The RADARS System was developed in 2002 by Purdue Pharma L.P. in response to increasing concerns of anticipated rates of prescription opioid abuse in the United States. In January 2006, the RADARS System became a non-profit operation of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription drugs
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy | Statistical Resource
119 Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Division of Addiction Psychiatry
Link: http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/addiction/
Description: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. Under the direction of Jill M. Williams, MD, the Division of Addiction Psychiatry is committed to tobacco and substance abuse research, training and education. Many of our research projects are collaborative efforts across disciplines and between researchers and practitioners. The division has championed efforts to reduce tobacco use among individuals with mental illness, a group estimated to consume nearly half of all cigarettes in the United States, through the CHOICES peer counseling program.
Subjects: Smoking cessation | Dual diagnosis
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
120 Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Link: http://www.roswellpark.org/
Description: One of seven Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers (TTURC) funded by NIDA and RWJF. Michael K. Cummings, director.
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
121 SAHARA Lab (Studies on Alcohol, Health, and Risky Activities)
Link: http://www.psy.utexas.edu/psy/CLINICAL/sahara/index.html
Description: University of Texas at Austin. Focuses on the study of alcohol use and other risk-taking behaviors (e.g. risky sex, aggression/violence, illicit drug use) among college students and other young adults. Director: Kim Fromme, PhD.
Subjects: College students | Young adults
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
122 San Francisco Treatment Research Center (SFTRC)
Link: http://addiction.ucsf.edu/
Description: University of California, San Francisco. Funded by NIDA, SFTRC conducts a variety of studies focused on innovative treatments for substance abuse. Research includes both psychosocial and pharmacologic trials in both randomized clinical trial and Phase I development forms.
Subjects: Pharmacotherapy
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
123 Schneider Institutes for Health Policy (SIHP)
Link: http://sihp.brandeis.edu/
Description: Brandeis University. Heller School for Social Policy & Management. Research and policy analysis on important health care problems.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
124 Social Development Research Group (SDRG)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/sdrg/
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. SDRG's research seeks to promote achievement and success as well as prevent and treat health and behavior problems among young people. Drug abuse, delinquency, risky sexual behavior, violence, and school dropout are among the problems addressed. Director: Richard F. Catalano, PhD, Founding Director: J. David Hawkins, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Juvenile delinquency | Prevention evaluation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
125 Substance Abuse Resources & Disability Issues (SARDI) Program
Link: http://www.med.wright.edu/citar/sardi/index.html
Description: Wright University. SARDI activities include research, evaluation, training and intervention to improve to the quality of life for persons with disabilities.
Subjects: Disabled persons
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy | Training and Education | Treatment
126 Substance Treatment and Research Service (STARS)
Link: http://stars.columbia.edu/
Description: New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Provides treatment of alcohol, cocaine, heroin, and marijuana addiction to communities in the Metropolitan New York area. Treatment is confidential and costs nothing.
Subjects: Cocaine | Marijuana | Heroin
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
127 Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
Link: http://www.trdrp.org
Description: University of California, Oakland. The mission of TRDRP is to support research that focuses on the prevention, causes, and treatment of tobacco-related disease and the reduction of the human and economic costs of tobacco use in California. Director: Charles L. Gruder.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
128 Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC), Univ. of Minnesota
Link: http://www.tturc.umn.edu/
Description: One of seven TTURCs funded by NIDA and RWJF. The focus of the U Minn. TTURC is to comprehensively examine various aspects of tobacco harm reduction. Dorothy K. Hatsukami, PhD, director.
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
129 Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC), Univ. of Pennsylvania
Link: http://www.med.upenn.edu/tturc/index.shtml
Description: One of seven TTURCs funded by NIDA and RWJF. The mission of the U Penn TTURC is to translate discoveries in basic neuroscience, pharmacology, genetics, and behavioral science to improve treatment for nicotine dependence. Caryn Lerman, PhD, director.
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
130 Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC), Univ. of Southern California
Link: http://www.usc.edu/schools/medicine/departments/preventive_medicine/research/ipr/research/tturc
Description: One of seven TTURCs funded by NIDA and RWJF. The focus of the USC TTURC is investigate the efficacy of tobacco and alcohol use prevention programs across cultures, within specific cultural contexts, and dependent on individual-level variations for dispositional attributes. Populations studied include youth in ethnically diverse, multicultural California and Hawaii, and the predominantly homogenous youth of Mainland China. C. Anderson Johnson, PhD, director.
Subjects: Tobacco | Cultural competence | Adolescents | Asians | Smoking cessation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
131 Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC), Yale Univ.
Link: http://info.med.yale.edu/century/tturc/index.html
Description: One of seven TTURCs funded by NIDA and RWJF. The focus of this center is to investigate the underlying mechanisms of and develop novel interventions (pharmacological and behavioral) for treatment resistant smokers. Stephanie S. O'Malley, PhD, director.
Subjects: Tobacco | Smoking cessation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
132 Translational Addiction Research Center (TARC - WSU)
Link: http://tarc.wsu.edu/
Description: The Translational Addiction Research Center at Washington State University represents the coordinated and integrated efforts among investigators along a continuum of research that ranges from animal models to human studies on the problem of drug addiction. Researchers at all WSU campuses currently focus on understanding addiction to both licit (alcohol and tobacco) and illicit drugs (e.g., marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine). A key goal for the Translational Addiction Research Center is to foster new professional interactions among researchers using different methods and models in order to catalyze opportunities for translational research on addiction.
Subjects: Washington state
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
133 Treatment Research Institute (TRI)
Link: http://tresearch.org
Description: Philadelphia, PA. Dedicated to the advancement of treatment effectiveness in substance abuse through research and dissemination. In academic and real-world settings, TRI scientists conduct original research and evaluate the findings of their peers to identify what works and what doesn’t in substance abuse treatment. Director: Tom McLellan, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
134 Univ. of Colorado Denver, Dept. of Pharmacology, Drugs of Abuse Research
Link: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Pharmacology/research/Pages/drugsofabuse.aspx
Description: University of Colorado, Denver. A multidisciplinary unit with the former Alcohol Research Center; leaders in research on the actions of ethanol on the excitatory glutamate receptors (NMDA, AMPA, and kainate subtypes) and the inhibitory GABA and glycine receptors. Primary faculty: Paula Hoffman, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
135 University of California, Irvine. Neurobiology of Substance Abuse Program
Link: http://www.ucihs.uci.edu/pharmaco/TrainingGrant/
Description: Students in the program have the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops on the neurobiology of substance abuse and to conduct laboratory research under the guidance of faculty mentors.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
136 University of Michigan Substance Abuse Research Center (UMSARC)
Link: http://www.umich.edu/~umsarc/
Description: Interdisciplinary unit dedicated to research, training, and policy on alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs. Director: Carol J. Boyd, PhD, RN, FAAN.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
137 Vanderbilt Addiction Center
Link: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=addictioncenter&doc=22393
Description: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee. Provides the academic focus within Vanderbilt University for research, education, and clinical care activities related to the pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse and dependence.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
138 Vanderbilt Addiction Center
Link: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=addictioncenter&doc=22373
Description: Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Director: Peter R. Martin, MD. Brings together clinical care, research, and education activities through an interdepartmental network of Vanderbilt clinicians and researchers.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
139 Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research
Link: http://www.utexas.edu/research/wcaar/
Description: University of Texas, Austin. Focuses especially on neuroscience and molecular genetics of alcoholism. Director: R. Adron Harris, PhD.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
140 Warrior Check-Up
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/wcheckup/
Description: A University of Washington Innovative Programs Research Group (IPRG), The Warrior Check-Up is a telephone intervention for active duty soldiers who have questions or are concerned about their alcohol, substance, or prescription drug use. The Warrior Check-Up study provides free, confidential counseling that lets soldiers think about their experiences with substance use and, with the help of a counselor, think through what to do next. For soldiers who decide they want to decrease their substance use, counselors can help them find substance abuse services, including treatment programs, community mental health services, support groups and self-help resources.
Subjects: Military and veterans | Telephone counseling and hotlines | UW author
Categories: Washington State | Recovery Resources | ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Government Agencies - U.S.
141 Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training (WIMHRT)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/washinst/
Description: Conducts training, research and clinical program development of direct benefit to mentally ill persons in Washington state through a collaboration of DSHS, UW, WSU. Since 1989, WIMHRT has provided an independent source of applied research and evaluation, and professional training in the fields of mental health and substance abuse within Washington State. The training and research office is located on the campus of Western State Hospital in Tacoma, WA (Lakewood), with administrative headquarters located in Seattle, WA at the Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy at the University of Washington. WIMHRT is a state-university collaboration that works closely with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
Subjects:
Categories: Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
142 WebQuit Smoking Cessation Study
Link: http://www.webquit.org
Description: WEBQUIT is a smoking cessation study being conducted by Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as of June 29, 2010. The goal of this study is to determine which popular online tools are effective at helping people quit smoking.
Subjects: Smoking cessation | Internet counseling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Treatment
143 Yale Research Program on Stress, Addiction & Psychopathology
Link: http://www.yalestress.org/
Description: The Yale Research Program on Stress, Addiction and Psychopathology (SAP) is a collaborative research program in the Dept. of Psychiatry across it’s divisions of substance abuse, clinical and cognitive neuroscience and Women’s Behavioral Health. The program conducts translational and multidisciplinary clinical research that covers human laboratory studies, brain imaging, genetic and clinical treatment outcome studies. The SAP is funded in part by a 2007 NIH Interdisciplinary Research Consortia award. Director: Rajita Sinha, Ph.D.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.