School of Medicine

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Center of Excellence

ADACE Retreat

May 22, 2019


Keynote Speakers 

                          Alcohol Actions in the Basal Ganglia
                          David Lovinger, PhD, Chief, Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience, NIH/NIAAA

                          Aldehydes from Smoking and Drinking Aftet Anti-Microbial Lung Defense
                          Todd Wyatt, PhD, Professor of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health and Internal Medicine,
                          University of Nebraska Medical Center

                          Endocannabinoid Signaling and Cocaine Actions in Rodent Models
                          Cecilia Hillard, PhD, Associate Dean for Research; Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology;
                          and Director, Neuroscience Research Center Medical College of Wisconsin

Additional Presentations

                          Cannabinoid-Opioid Interaction Modulates Midbrain Neural Circuits &
                          Morphine Withdrawal-Induced Hyperalgesia
                          Jason Middleton, PhD, LSUHSC

                          Alcohol & T cell Senescence 
                          Robert Siggins, PhD, LSUHSC

                          Alcohol-Associated Intestinal Microbiota Shifts Mucosa-Associated Invariant T Cell Profile in Mice 
                          Min Gu, PhD, LSUHSC

                          Adolescent Ethanol Produces Withdrawal-Induced Anxiety & Alters Excitatory Transmission in the BNST 
                          Eleanor Holmgren, LSUHSC

                          Sexually Dimorphic Locomotor Responses to Dopaminergic Modulation in Drosophila 
                          Meghan Hibicke, PhD, LSUHSC

                          Alcohol-Induced Increases in Class IIA Histone Deacetylases Impair Muscle Stem Cell Differentiation 
                          Katherine Adler, LSUHSC