Can an injection help you stop smoking? Or end a drug addiction? We hear about a new approach to curing addiction that works like the flu vaccine. How your own antibodies could help block cocaine, heroin, or nicotine from reaching the pleasure receptors in your brain.

Guests

  • Ivan Montoya Deputy Director, Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Dorothy Hatsukami Principal Investigator, Tobacco Use Research Center; Professor of Psychiatry; Forster Family Professor in Cancer Prevention, University of Minnesota

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Writer Paul Goldberg on “The Yid”

Thursday, Feb 11 2016D.C.-based writer Paul Goldberg recently published his first novel, "The Yid." We talk with him about the story, how living in D.C. shapes his work and his 'day job' overseeing the influential Cancer Letter project.