INIA-N researchers reveal the Brain’s Immune Cells are a Central Driver of Alcohol Use Disorder. The multifaceted approach is the first to link microglia to the molecular, cellular, and behavioral changes associated with the development of alcohol dependence, suggesting that microglia may also be critical for the development and progression of alcohol use disorder. Read more in the press release from
Emma Erickson, a recent graduate of Adron Harris’ laboratory, published a paper in Neuropsychopharmacology that was featured in a Research Highlight article in the same issue. Erickson’s paper examines the role of cortical astrocytes in alcohol-related behaviors in mice. Through bidirectional
Dr. Edith Sullivan received the 13th Annual RSA Henri Begleiter Excellence in Research Award. This award is given to an individual demonstrating innovation or creativity and excellence in their research and/or someone whose work has a major impact on the field.
INIA PI Edith Sullivan, Ph.d. received the prestigious international award, Doctor Honoris Causa from the École Pratique des Hautes Études. To celebrate its 150th birthday and celebrate the world research it has been involved in since its founding, the École Pratique des Hautes Études awards an honorary doctorate in 2018 to five personalities who mark the world of science and culture.
The honorary doctorate award ceremony took place on June 21, 2018 , in the large amphitheater of the Sorbonne and was hosted by the PSL Orchestra and Choir.