ARTT Pilot Project now accepting applications

This purpose of this program is to foster new research initiatives and new collaborations between/among investigators working in the area of substance use disorders.

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BBC Symposium goes virtual in March 2021

Due to COVID-19, the entirety of the BBC Symposium will be held online for the first time ever. Learn more about the event on the BBC webpage.

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T32 Postdoctoral positions now available

We are seeking qualified, highly motivated applicants for a NIDA T32 Postdoctoral Training Program Postdoctoral fellowship.

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About ARTT

The mission of the ARTT Center of Excellence is to promote addiction research, treatment, and training at UT Health San Antonio and facilitate the translation of discoveries in basic science to clinical care. ARTT provides a formal mechanism for bringing together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and educators in order to identify and develop novel behavioral and pharmacological approaches to treating addiction.

The vision of the ARTT Center of Excellence is to stimulate innovative research leading to breakthroughs in the treatment of substance use disorders and to train the next generation of addiction scientists and clinicians.

Members in the ARTT Center of Excellence represent a wide range of scientific and clinical perspectives, from chemistry to biology and behavior. Researchers, educators, and clinicians at UT Health San Antonio are on the cutting edge of addiction science and are making significance advances in the understanding and treatment of substance use disorders.

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ARTT continues to combat Substance Use Disorder by:


BBC Conference

This three-day conference focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioral scientists.

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T32 Training Program

Postdoctoral fellows receive SUD interdisciplinary training across various laboratories and areas of expertise.

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Be Well Clinic

The UT Health Behavioral Wellness Clinic (Be Well) is a comprehensive substance use treatment program treating a wide variety of substance dependence problems.

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TxSUS - Texas Substance Use Symposium

TxSUS represents a unique opportunity to bring together health care providers and community members to collaboratively identify substance use challenges and solutions.

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Upcoming Events

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ARTT Leadership


Charles P France, PhD

Director, ARTT 


Jennifer S Potter, PhD

Associate Director, ARTT 

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Congratulations to Michelle Doyle!

Michelle is a graduate student here at UT Health, and her R36 grant application "Role of Dopamine D3 and Serotonin 2C Receptors in the Development of an Addiction-like Phenotype in Rats" was funded!