WVU graduate student Gross discovers potential target for cocaine - and amphetamine - addiction therapeutics
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Our students are conducting real-world research that has the potential to change medicine. PhD candidate Joshua Gross is investigating how a particular protein influences the brain’s response to drugs such as cocaine and psychostimulants.

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