Drs. Pietro Cottone and Valentina Sabino become U.S. citizens. Dr. Cottone Records Album/Shares Perspective in the Boston Globe and BU Today.

Cassie Moore receives Ruth L Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship from NIDA.

Neurobiology of Compulsive Eating Presentation at The Royal Society’s “Of mice and mental health: facilitating dialogue between basic and clinical neuroscientists.”

PsychCentral. New Pharmacological Approach for Binge Eating. Laboratory of Addictive Disorders identify new therapeutic approach.

Sciencedaily: Impulsivity is a risk factor for food addition.

Huffington Post: Could Impulsive Behavior Lead to Food Addiction?

Boston University School of Medicine. Researchers in the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders have discovered that impulsivity is a risk factor for food addiction . Results of the study, published online in Neuropsychopharmacology , suggest that impulsivity promotes pathological overeating.

Researchers Show that CRF in the Amygdala is Responsible for Compulsive Overeating

Neuropsychopharmacology: BUSM Researchers Discover Possible Mechanism for Anxiety and Depression

 NIDAIRP Hot Paper, November 2012: Antagonism of Sigma-1 Receptors Blocks Compulsive-Like Eating

Boston University School of Medicine:
BUSM Researchers Find Drug Used for Addiction Treatment May Block Binge Eating Impulse.

Yahoo! News: Addiction Drug Could Curb Binge Eating.

Science Daily: Role of Cellular Protein Demonstrated in Regulation of Binge Eating.

Forbes: Obesity’s Hazards And Mysteries

FoxNews: Overeaters, Drug Abusers Share Addictive Brain Chemistry

ScienceNow: Chocolate Cake: The New Heroin?

NIH, News in Health: Restricting Sugary Food May Backfire

BU Today: The Binge Eater as Junkie

Boston University: Pietro Cottone receives BUSM Peter Paul Career Development Professorship Award

NIMH: Pietro Cottone receives the Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) Award