Abraham Palmer

Genetic Study of Impulsiveness Reveals Associations with Drug Use

February 04, 2019
Some of the same genes that influence a person’s propensity toward impulsiveness also affect whether or not he or she will use drugs, according to a new study led by...
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Spit, The Next Installment

November 27, 2018
The latest episodes of Spit, iHeartRadio’s podcast with 23andMe, includes more intelligent and raw conversations with artists, thinkers, and scientists across a variety of topics. This next batch of episodes...
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The Genetics of Alcoholism

October 19, 2018
Building off of work done last year, a team of researchers led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has identified new genetic variants associated...
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UC San Diego’s Abraham Palmer talks about his research collaboration with 23andMe

December 12, 2017
UC San Diego scientist Abraham Palmer discussing his research on delay discounting and collaborating with 23andMe.
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Wait for it, new genetic research on impulsivity

December 11, 2017
Working with 23andMe, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have found genetic correlations for ‘delay discounting,’ that overlap with several neuropsychiatric conditions, such ADHD, depression, smoking dependency and being overweight.
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