ConTRADA

Consortium for Translational Research on Aggression and Drug Abuse and dependence (ConTRADA) is the first multidisciplinary network in Kansas and in the US to study the neurobiological and psychological causes of the comorbidity between reactive aggression and substance use disorders using cutting-edge techniques and encompassing both clinical and preclinical studies.  This consortium is composed of an interdisciplinary team of scholars from top research Programs at KU (School of Pharmacy, Clinical Child Psychology Program, and Genome Sequencing Core) and KUMC (Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences), with expertise in aggression, addiction and genetics research.

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KU ConTRADA

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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