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From: Remembering the forgotten non-communicable diseases

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George F. Koob was recently appointed Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism after 30 years at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla California. His research has focused on the dysregulation of the brain arousal and stress systems that drive compulsive drug and alcohol seeking. He has made significant contributions to our understanding of the neurocircuitry of negative emotional states and their role in pathophysiology.

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