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Bachelor in Pharmacy at São Paulo State University (2008) and graduated in Physiological Sciences at Federal University of São Carlos (2013). Post-doctorate at National Institute on Drug Abuse - National Institute of Health (NIDA/NIH) (2014). And currently is Adjunct Professor at Federal University of Uberlândia. Experience in Pharmacology, focusing on Psychopharmacology. Research field: Animal Models of Drug Addiction and Neural Mechanisms of Addiction Development. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Learned associations play an important role in addiction. With repeated drug use, addicts learn to associate drug effects with stimuli or cues in the drug environment, such as drug paraphernalia, context, and people. Over time, these cues can promote drug craving and relapse. These drug-related cues are complex combinations of different stimuli that are recognized with a high degree of...
About 5 million people die each year due to diseases related to tobacco smoking (WHO, 2002). Evidence suggests that nicotine, which acts at neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, is one of the active components in tobacco smoke responsible for tobacco addiction. Intravenous drug self-administration in rodents is a useful procedure for predicting the abuse liability of drugs in huma...
Tobacco is currently the most widely used drug in the world. Pre-clinical and clinical studies show that nicotine is the substance responsible for tobacco addiction. High rates of relapse are common in people trying to abstain from tobacco use. Several factors have been shown to be associated with relapse, including exposure to tobacco and stress. Animal models that help elucidate the v...
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