BU’s Transformative Training Program in Addiction Science

The Transformative Training Program in Addiction Science or TTPAS, supported by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, prepares doctoral students to apply diverse approaches to addiction research using tools from:

    • bench science
    • medicine
    • population studies
    • statistics
    • computational biology
    • behavioral neuroscience
    • public health & policy
    • social work

This program is for doctoral level training in addiction science for students enrolled and at an early stage in a BU doctoral programs participating in TTPAS.

Boston University is ranked among the top three in the nation in the impact of it substance abuse research. The TTPAS program’s faculty members, who are the leaders in this large and important research portfolio, come from the School of Medicine (MED), Public Health (SPH) and Social Work (SSW) in addition to the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).

The program offers cross-disciplinary and co-mentoring training of scientists that will bridge the gaps present in the varying addiction research disciplines as well as public health.

Please visit the  TTPAS Trainees web page.

For more information on the program contact Program Administrator:
Vidriana Catanzaro
email: vidriana@bu.edu
phone: 617-358-3945