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Their Work Really Is Brain Science

March 14, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A lot of what we know about drugs comes from studies of how they interact with the human brain. Read More »

Dr. Tricia Witte, Faculty member at the University of Alabama (UA), with a student.

Colleges Offer Addiction Science Programs So Students Can Help Tackle Drug Addiction

April 30, 2014  /  Dr. Tricia Witte, Faculty member at the University of Alabama (UA).

Have you ever thought about a career in Addiction Science? Many teens across the country are interested in learning more about this field so they can tackle one of America's most challenging problems. Read More »

Carl M. Letamendi, M.B.A., Ph.D. (ABD).

Reflecting on Experiences as a NIDA Fall Intern

April 16, 2014  /  Carl M. Letamendi, M.B.A., Ph.D. (ABD)

I am finishing my Ph.D. in May 2014 in a field housed under the umbrella of social sciences, called conflict analysis and resolution. The field provides the foundation and skills necessary to identify areas of conflict and resolve them without the need for taking legal action. Read More »

Michael Guo

Science in an Office Environment: My Summer at NIDA

October 18, 2012  /  Michael Guo, NIDA Summer 2012 Intern

My name is Michael and I was an intern at NIDA during the summer of 2012. Normally, people picture scientists in laboratories when they think about the National Institutes of Health, but my time with NIDA has shown me that a lot of important scientific work is done in the office setting. Read More »