University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona (UB)was established in 1450 in Barcelona, Spain. It is ranked in the Top 200 Universities world-wide. UB has 109 departments and more than 5,000 full-time researchers. UB has over 240 research groups, and receives a significant number of national and European grants each year. The Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Mathematics are acclaimed throughout Europe. UB has undergraduate, graduate and professional students totaling more than 62,000.

Address
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Website
http://www.ub.edu/homeub/en/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Barcelona

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Psychology & Psychiatry

A gene involved in ADHD could be related to addictive substance use

Some variations in the gene LPHN3, associated with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults, could favour the likelihood to smoke, consume alcohol, cannabis and other addictive substances, according ...

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