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Christian Hendershot, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, was quoted in a February 2023 New York Times article about a diabetes drug that, for some, curbs the desire to drink. The article states, “…findings from animal research often do not translate directly to humans, said Christian Hendershot, an associate professor of psychiatry at UNC School of Medicine who is studying whether semaglutide can affect how much people with alcohol use disorder drink. But when patient anecdotes line up with animal data, ‘it’s a signal that you’re on to something,’ he said.” Read the full article here.