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2009-03-03 07:03:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.

2009-01-09 07:03:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.

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2008-05-27 14:03:05

The first large-scale analysis of proteins in the brains of monkeys addicted to cocaine reveals new information on how long-term cocaine use changes the amount and activity of various proteins affecting brain function.

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2008-02-18 09:10:00

A new study conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory suggests that cocaine's effects go beyond the dopamine system.

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2006-02-16 07:05:55

Experiments in rats have linked the craving for cocaine to a specific molecule that appears to train the brain to crave the drug.

2005-10-19 12:59:20

Researchers are now understanding in greater detail the molecular machinery underlying the short-term brain changes that produce the high of cocaine, as well as the longer-term changes behind addiction. Their findings offer hope for targeted drugs that can short-circuit that addiction machinery.


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