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National Institutes of Health

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R&D Budget

$30.1 billion

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Number of Labs

900+

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Number of Scientists

6,000


PROFILE

Jenica Tapocik

National Institutes of Health

Laboratory of Clinical & Translational Studies

trying to better understand addiction

Primary Research

Behavioral health

Challenges

Alcoholism
Substance Abuse/Addictions

“I would see these cool pictures of neurons all lit up and green, and I would think 'Oh wow! This is so neat!'”
– Jenica Tapocik

Are you curious enough?

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curious about why people become addicts
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ABOUT Jenica Tapocik

  • Nationality
  • American
  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • No
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I competitive?
  • Yes
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Both