Department of Psychiatry & McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
William Jacobs is a Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Anatomy & Neurobiology, and a Research Career Scientist at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System at Boston University. She has studied many neurobehavioral disorders, but most work has involved brain mechanisms underlying impairments in chronic alcoholics with and without Korsakoff’s syndrome. The work has been funded by NIAAA (since 1981) and the VA (since 1970), and awards from Sigma Xi, the Fulbright Foundation, the MA Neuropsychological Society, the Research Society on Alcoholism.
Buprenorphine Response as a Function of Neurogenetic Polymorphic Antecedents: Can Dopamine Genes Affect Clinical Outcomes in Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS)?
There is a plethora of research indicating the successful treatment of opioid dependence with either buprenorphine alone or in combination with naloxone (Suboxone®). However, we encourage caution in long-term maintenance with these drugs, albeit, lack of any other FDA approved opioid maintenance compound to date. Our concern has been supported... Read More»
Kenneth Blum, Marlene Oscar-Berman, William Jacobs, Thomas McLaughlin and Mark S. Gold
Commentary: J Addict Res Ther 2014, 5: 185
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