addiction

January 20, 2020

Patients upload videos of themselves ingesting medication for opioid-use disorder.

December 2, 2019

Rodent study successfully targeted cell populations in a region of the brain called the nucleus accumbens.

Mike and Lynn Garvey
October 3, 2019

UW Medicine is creating the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to develop effective new treatments for brain disorders, with foundational funding of $50 million from philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey.

October 3, 2019

Philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey establish The Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to investigate the effects of aging, trauma and addiction.

Man vaping
September 19, 2019

Nicotine is an incredibly addictive substance and one JUULpod, a vaping device brand, has as much nicotine as 20 cigarettes. 

August 21, 2019

Four sites in Washington state are involved in a new program to provide addiction treatment to high-risk populations. 

August 5, 2019

A soft neural implant, capable of delivering multiple drugs and color lights, might speed research on diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction, depression and pain.

July 25, 2019

Study published in Cell reveals activity of nociceptin neurons, which suppress dopamine at breakpoint.

mice whispering to eachother
January 4, 2019

Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but  what  are they really saying?

January 4, 2019

Two scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine created software that can understand high-pitch calls.

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