alcohol abuse

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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SNPwatch: Evidence for Gene-Environment Interaction in Alcohol Addiction

September 22, 2009
Alcohol addiction is associated with the brain’s reward system, which reinforces behaviors that feel good – like drinking – by releasing neurotransmitters such as dopamine and endorphins. With prolonged alcohol...
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SNPwatch: Next Year It’s Martinelli’s…

January 24, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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