PCocSH: A Plant-produced Human Butyrylcholinesterase Variant for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction-related Diseases

PCocSH: A Plant-produced Human Butyrylcholinesterase Variant for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction-related Diseases

January 28, 2016

Address

727 E. Tyler St.
Tempe, AZ 85287

Location

Biodesign Institute, Auditorium B105

Date and Time

February 4, 2016, 4:00 pm (Length: 1 hour 0 minutes)

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Tsafrir Mor, Ph.D., Professor, Biodesign Institute Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Cocaine addiction affects millions of people with disastrous personal and societal consequences. Cocaine is one of the most reinforcing of all drugs of abuse. Even those who undergo rehabilitation and experience long periods of abstinence have a more than 80 percent chance of relapse. Yet there is no FDA-approved treatment to decrease the likelihood of relapse in rehabilitated addicts.

The ASU Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis is presenting this seminar.

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