Dr. Tara White and White Lab Presenting at SfN 2021

Dr. Tara White and her lab, the White Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, are presenting two virtual posters & talks at the Society for Neuroscience 2021 on November 9, 2021!

Dr. Tara White Interviewed in Two Podcasts to Talk About Dignity Neuroscience

Interested in how neuroscience is relevant to wellness, flourishing & human rights?

Dr. Tara White talks about Dignity Neuroscience with Sarah Baldwin at the Watson Institute's Trending Globally podcast, and with Julie Rose at Top of Mind with BYU Radio.

Drs. Bernstein and Micalizzi Receive a Research Excellence Award

Drs. Michael Bernstein and Lauren Micalizzi (MPIs) received funding in the form of a Research Excellence Award for their study, "Precision Medicine and Open-Label Placebo (OLP): Do Genes Moderate OLP Effects?" to examine genomic predictors of open label placebos for pain among patients with upper or lower extremity fractures.

Co-investigator: Dr. McGeary.

CADRE Symposium Plenary Presentation

Please join us for the CADRE Symposium Plenary Presentation on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 12-1pm. Our speaker is Dr. Jeffrey Samet, who will be presenting "The HEALing Communities Study: An RCT to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths in 67 Communities." 

New Research Assistant Joins CAAS

Dr. Patricia Cioe and her study team are excited to welcome their new Research Assistant, Sophie Lazar, to CAAS! Sophie will be working with Dr. Cioe and team on Project PNAV, a peer navigator model to improve quit attempts and smoking cessation rates among HIV-positive smokers, and the SREC study.

Dr. Sara Becker Receives Prestigious NIDA MERIT Award

Associate Professor, Sara Becker, Ph.D., receives prestigious NIDA MERIT award as the 9th recipient of an NIH merit award, the second health services researcher, the first implementation scientist, and the first woman to win this award at Brown University since the program was started in 1986. 

NOGA and Publication for Dr. Magill

Dr. Molly Magill has received a Notice of Grant Award for a U13 Conference Grant from the NIAAA with MPI Dr. Stephen Maisto from Syracuse University.. This grant, "Translational MOBC Science" will fund three years of the Annual Pre-conference Meeting on Mechanisms of Behavior Change at the Research Society on Alcoholism where they hope to generate interest and ideas in this novel area, and in particular among emerging scholars. 

Dr. Cioe is a Co-I on a Newly Awarded R21 from the NCI

Dr. Patricia Cioe, Associate Professor of Behavioral & Social Science, is a Co-Investigator on a new 2-year R21 grant award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The grant, "Development and Pilot Testing of a Just in Time Mobile Smoking Cessation Intervention for Persons living with HIV" is a pilot randomized clinical trial will examine the efficacy of using a smart-phone based app and a sensor to detect smoking activity in smokers with HIV who are making a quit attempt. Dr.