Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Psychology Researchers Receive $2.3 Million NIAAA Grant to Study Genetics of Alcohol Abuse

Fri, October 12, 2012
From left: Kim Fromme, Paige Harden
From left: Kim Fromme, Paige Harden

Two psychology professors at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to study genetic influences on drinking and other risky behaviors.

The five-year grant to Kim Fromme and Paige Harden will support a project that follows Fromme’s previous NIAAA-funded longitudinal study — “The UT Experience!” — which examined drinking and other behavioral risks among more than 2,000 entering freshman at The University of Texas at Austin.

Read more at http://www.utexas.edu/cola/public-affairs/news/5816

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