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$1.8 million awarded to UTSA neuroscience professor: research aims to find treatment and cures for mental disorders

Annette Barraza, The Paisano

Lyanne Rodriguez

April 5, 2016

The National Institutes of Health recently granted UTSA associate professor of neuroscience, Dr. Carlos Paladini, $1.8 million for research on the role of dopamine in mental disorders. Dopamine is the chemical in the brain that serves as a reward system; it controls movement, emotional response, pl...