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The Sartor Lab utilizes behavioral, pharmacological, epigenetic, and cell type-specific analyses to investigate the neurobiological mechanisms underlying substance use disorder.


August 1, 2023: The Sartor lab receives a NIDA R01 grant to study epigenetic mechanisms in SUD!

June 28, 2023: Dr. Sartor receives support from the UConn Scholarship Facilitation Fund to sponsor the 26th annual Neuroscience @ Storrs meeting in October.

May 12, 2023: Dr. Lu (PI) and Dr. Sartor (Co-I) receive the SPARK Technology Commercialization Fund to develop novel LAAM formulations for the treatment of opioid use disorder.

April 14, 2023: Sartor lab undergraduate students accepted to prominent PhD programs. Suzannah De Almeida and Caryssa Drinkuth will be taking their talents to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and UNC-Chapel Hill, respectively. Congrats Suzannah and Caryssa!

March 27, 2023: Tyler Vaglivelo receives the Karl A Nieforth 2023 Research Award. Congrats Tyler!

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