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The world’s preeminent scientists at Scripps Research package these traits with their endless curiosity on a quest to solve the challenges of modern human health.

You’re invited to join them on their journeys. Through the Front Row lecture series you’ll discover how scientists are mapping the secret complexity of tumors to help defeat aggressive cancers. You’ll learn how studying the machinery of brain cells may lead to new treatments for vision loss. And you’ll be intrigued by a novel strategy to prevent or even reverse the chronic inflammation that underlies diseases of the skin, intestines or joints.

Frontiers in alcohol addiction science and medicine

  • Wednesday, August 10

    1:00 p.m. PT/4:00 p.m. ET
    Marisa Roberto

    An estimated 14.5 million people in the U.S. have alcohol use disorder, which encompasses a range of unhealthy drinking behaviors. In her Front Row lecture, Scripps Research’s Marisa Roberto, PhD, will share her cutting-edge work deciphering how stress and neuroimmune mechanisms play a role in addiction and how recent discoveries are paving the way to new treatments. Using innovative, multidisciplinary research techniques, Roberto is revealing novel therapeutic targets and approaches to help people heal from alcohol use disorder.

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