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BCAS congratulates Dr. Tamara J. Phillips for winning the 2018 Bowles Lectureship Award.  The Bowles Award is given annually to honor a distinguished researcher who has made significant contributions to our understanding of the causes, prevention and/or treatment of alcoholism and alcohol abuse. Her remarkable research discoveries on the genetic dissection of behavioral traits associated with risk for the development of alcoholism and drug abuse were noted at the award ceremony. Her discoveries also include brain and behavioral mechanisms of alcohol, nicotine, and methamphetamine addiction including acute and chronic effects associated with drug reward and behavioral sensitivity. Dr. Phillips presented a lecture entitled “The rough road to identification of genes that impact substance use disorders.” Congratulations Dr. Phillips!

Below is a photo of Drs. Leslie Morrow, Tamara Phillips- Richards and Fulton Crews