The Rutgers Addiction Research Center (RARC) brings together faculty, students, and staff from across Rutgers to create a collaborative community that strives to reduce the burden of addiction and improve lives by:

Advancing Scientific Discovery

through multi-disciplinary research

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Translating Basic Research

into more tailored and effective prevention, intervention, treatment, and policy

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Training and Diversifying

the next generation of researchers

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Engaging the Community

and bringing research to the public in empowering ways that raise awareness and decrease stigma

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