Gregg Stanwood

New view of dopamine heteromers

Although heteromeric dopamine receptors composed of both D1 and D2 subunits have been proposed to play a role in depression and schizophrenia, recent studies suggest these heteromers do not exist.

Vanderbilt researchers find that diabetes drug could be effective in treating addiction

A drug already used for the medical management of diabetes also reduces the rewarding effects of cocaine in animals, which could have far-reaching implications for patients worldwide who suffer from addiction.

Conte Center receives grant to study serotonin

The Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research at Vanderbilt has received a $10.5 million federal grant to continue its groundbreaking research on serotonin signaling in the brain for another five years.