ALCOHOLISM & SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESEARCH
$483,905 awarded to research since 1985
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about half of people with a mental illness abuse alcohol or other substances. The Foundation of Hope funds research that seeks to better understand the causes of substance abuse, explore its relationships to other illnesses, and find novel treatments that could, for example, help turn the tide of America’s opioid crisis.
Evaluating oxytocin in opioid withdrawal: a translational study 2019 Award: $50,000 As the opioid epidemic continues to spread in the United States, it’s important to discover new and more effective treatments. Using a preclinical [...]
Reversing the Pharmacological Effects of Cocaine by Allopregnanolone 2108 Award: $54,506 There is a critical need for pharmacological therapeutics to treat stimulant addiction, for which there are no approved drugs. A growing body of [...]
Alcohol Intoxication Mediated Through Medial Septal Circuitry 2017 Award: $39,210 In this research, researchers will use a novel mouse line to test the involvement of a specific neural circuit in brain in controlling alcohol [...]