CROP+TR Webinar: Neurobiology of Opioid Misuse and Addiction
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About the Event
As with any disease or health condition, addiction to opioids is biological in nature. This webinar will review the basics of neuronal signaling and discuss how brain function changes in response to prolonged opioid use.
Julianne Jett, PhD
Behavioral Health Innovations (BHI)
Washington State University
Julianne received her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Texas Health San Antonio. Her research used preclinical models to investigate how prolonged exposure to stress hormones change brain function and induce cognitive impairments associated with depression and anxiety disorders. As a postdoctoral fellow at BHI, Julianne conducts clinical research on biomarkers associated with severe mental illnesses and substance use disorders.