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Frontiers in Addiction Research 2011

NIDA’s Neuroscience Consortium organized the 10th annual Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-Convention held at the 2011 Society for Neuroscience Meeting on November 11, 2011, in Washington, DC. The mini-convention included sessions on autism, addiction, and the role of the MeCP2 gene in mediating response to drugs; synapse organization, and plasticity and its relationship to drug addiction; using optogenetics to shed light on the neural mechanisms of addiction; and the neurobiology of behavioral and emotional regulation/dysregulation.

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