Channel

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

Katie Kaugars

National Institutes of Health

Laboratory of Behavioral & Genomic Neuroscience

trying to understand how genes contribute to the development of alcoholism

Primary Research

Behavioral health

Challenges

Substance Abuse/Addictions
Alcoholism

“I started research kind of on a whim, and I really fell in love with it.”
– Katie Kaugars

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curious about the genetics behind alcoholism
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ABOUT Katie Kaugars

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