Scientists identify key gene associated with addiction

Research

A new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry by a team led by Salah El Mestikawy, researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute (CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal), professor at McGill and head of research at CNRS INSERM UPMC in Paris, opens the field to new understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying addiction in humans.