The primary area of research in this laboratory is the behavioral pharmacology of drugs of abuse. The goals of this research are to understand better the phenomenon of drug dependence and to treat more effectively dependent individuals who would like to decrease or eliminate their drug use.
Clinical behavioral pharmacology is the scientific study of the effects that drugs have on human behavior. This laboratory, run by Virginia Commonwealth University's Dr. Thomas Eissenberg, specializes in research on nicotine and smoking cessation. This web site was designed to showcase some of the studies that we are conducting, as well as provide potential students with some information about our laboratory.
McGuire Hall Suites B-01 & B-12