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Annual Care Addiction Symposium

The annual CARE Addiction Symposium was held on April 23, 2014 in the DeWeese Auditorium of the McKnight Brain Institute, on the University of Florida Campus. The symposium was a […]

Welcome Dr. Sarah D. Lynne-Landsman

The Center for Addiction Research and Education welcomes the latest center member, Sarah D. Lynne-Landsman, Ph.D. Dr. Sarah D. Lynne-Landsman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Outcomes […]

CARE Seminar Series

The CARE Spring Seminar Series will start on Wednesday, February 19th. Seminars begin at 3:30pm in the Neuroscience Conference Room, L1-101, in the McKnight Brain Institute. This month’s seminar will […]



Florida Receives NIDA Grant to Establish Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health The University of Florida has received a $1.5 million five-year T32 training grant from the National Institute […]


CARE Seminar Series

This month’s seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 11 in the Neuroscience Conference Room, L1-101, on the 1st floor of the McKnight Brain Institute. This month’s speakers for our special “Mini-RSA/Mini-CPDD […]

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To contact the Center for Addiction Research & Education, please direct your inquiries to:

Dr. Marieta B. Heaton, Director
Department of Neuroscience
University of Florida College of Medicine
Box 100244, McKnight Brain Institute
Gainesville, FL 32610-0244
Phone: (352) 392-1185
Fax: (352) 392-8347

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Congratulations, Dr. Gold!

The Center would like to congratulate Dr. Mark Gold on his recent book, “Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook,” published by Oxford University Press. Check out Dr. Gold’s blog, “From […]

NIAAA and NIDA to Continue as Separate NIH Institutes

On November 16, 2012, the Director of NIH, Dr. Francis Collins, announced that NIH will pursue a functional rather than a structural integration of alcohol and drug use, abuse, and […]

Congratulations to Dr. Mildred Maldonaldo-Molina

The College of Medicine recently announced that Dr. Mildred M. Maldonaldo-Molina has been awarded promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, with tenure. “We’re proud of our faculty and their […]