Deciphering how stress plays a role in addiction

How research is revealing novel therapeutic approaches to help people heal

Frontiers in alcohol addiction science and medicine

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 | 1:00 pm PT/4:00 pm 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 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.