NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Drug Abuse plans to fund new research projects that aim to discover more about the changes that chronic exposure to drugs cause in the brain, including efforts focused on changes at the genetic, molecular, and cellular levels.

NIDA also plans to support efforts to understand how pharmacological, behavioral, and other therapeutic interventions affect the brain, and how the brain protects itself from the effects of abused drugs.

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