Addictions and Gender: Research Symposium

Starts:
3:30 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ends:
5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/addictions/seminars/gender/
Contact Name:
Eric Helmuth
New research with human and nonhuman participants has confirmed that gender differences are manifested differently in the addictions. Leading BUSM and VA investigators will discuss: Neuroimaging research illuminating gender differences that contribute to the differential impacts of chronic alcoholism on men and women; Sex differences and the effects of ethanol binge drinking during the female estrous cycle; Gender differences in response to cocaine; and themes and interventions in women’s substance abuse recovery. FREE AND OPEN TO THE BU COMMUNITY.