Beth interviews neuroscientist and addiction researcher Scott Swartzwelder who talks about his research on reversing alcohol-induced brain damage in young rats. In past work, Professor Swartzwelder and colleagues have identified specific areas of the brain damaged by drinking, especially in adolescent rats. In this interview, he describes, how this damage occurs, and amazingly, how treatment later in life can actually reverse it.
Hosts: Beth Bennett & Angele Sjong
Producer: Beth Bennett
Additional Contributions: Angele Sjong
Executive Producer: Joel Parker
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