The Administrative Core (AC) is the hub of the MUSC SCOR. It serves as the central coordinating point for all SCOR activities. It influences each research component and brings the various components together to form a cohesive, functioning unit. The AC is active in coordinating all of the outreach activities across the MUSC campus, as well as nationwide with the SCOR advisory board and ongoing collaborations with other SCOR centers The AC provides: (1) defined physical space, (2) unambiguous leadership, (3) a clear management and committee structure, (4) administrative and fiscal services, (5) a means for ongoing communication, integration and quality control, (6) a structure for training and outreach activities, and (7) coordination and supervision of the pilot research program. In the previous funding period, the Administrative Core (AC) served as the backbone of the MUSC SCOR operations. The AC facilitated the work of the SCOR investigators by providing for integration, coordination, and evaluation of the various components and the pilot project program. The AC provided the organizational framework for addressing emergent issues, budgetary concerns, and daily operational issues of the SCOR. The AC insured the integration of the SCOR within MUSC, in general, with the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, the Department of Neurosciences, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC, and with local and statewide officials and community treatment centers. Additionally, the AC developed and implemented internal and external quality control mechanisms to insure that the MUSC SCOR and the AC are accomplishing their goals. The AC will continue in these roles in the proposed funding period.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
5P50DA016511-09
Application #
8106258
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2010-07-01
Budget End
2011-06-30
Support Year
9
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$69,726
Indirect Cost
Name
Medical University of South Carolina
Department
Type
DUNS #
183710748
City
Charleston
State
SC
Country
United States
Zip Code
29425
Moran-Santa Maria, Megan M; Sherman, Brian J; Brady, Kathleen T et al. (2018) Impact of endogenous progesterone on reactivity to yohimbine and cocaine cues in cocaine-dependent women. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 165:63-69
Kohtz, Amy S; Lin, Belle; Smith, Michael E et al. (2018) Attenuated cocaine-seeking after oxytocin administration in male and female rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 235:2051-2063
Moran-Santa Maria, Megan M; Vanderweyen, Davy C; Camp, Christopher C et al. (2018) Network Analysis of Intrinsic Functional Brain Connectivity in Male and Female Adult Smokers: A Preliminary Study. Nicotine Tob Res 20:810-818
Sherman, Brian J; Baker, Nathaniel L; Squeglia, Lindsay M et al. (2018) Approach bias modification for cannabis use disorder: A proof-of-principle study. J Subst Abuse Treat 87:16-22
Tomko, Rachel L; Saladin, Michael E; Baker, Nathaniel L et al. (2018) Sex Differences in Subjective and Behavioral Responses to Stressful and Smoking Cues Presented in the Natural Environment of Smokers. Nicotine Tob Res :
Moreland, Angela D; McRae-Clark, Aimee (2018) Parenting outcomes of parenting interventions in integrated substance-use treatment programs: A systematic review. J Subst Abuse Treat 89:52-59
Spencer, Sade; Neuhofer, Daniela; Chioma, Vivian C et al. (2018) A Model of ?9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Self-administration and Reinstatement That Alters Synaptic Plasticity in Nucleus Accumbens. Biol Psychiatry 84:601-610
Cox, Brittney M; Bentzley, Brandon S; Regen-Tuero, Helaina et al. (2017) Oxytocin Acts in Nucleus Accumbens to Attenuate Methamphetamine Seeking and Demand. Biol Psychiatry 81:949-958
Melis, Miriam; Frau, Roberto; Kalivas, Peter W et al. (2017) New vistas on cannabis use disorder. Neuropharmacology 124:62-72
Leong, Kah-Chung; Freeman, Linnea R; Berini, Carole R et al. (2017) Oxytocin Reduces Cocaine Cued Fos Activation in a Regionally Specific Manner. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 20:844-854

Showing the most recent 10 out of 106 publications