The Pearson Center, co-founded by Dr. Barbara J. Mason and Dr. George F. Koob, is a part of the Scripps Research Institute, which is one of the world leaders in the biomedical science of alcoholism, addiction, and the brain. Established in 2003 in San Diego, California through the generosity of a multi-million dollar gift, The Pearson Center is a research foundation that uses the latest biomedical research with clinical treatments to fight the deadly disease of alcohol and drug addiction. Our main clinical studies focus on alcoholism and binge drinking.  If you or a loved one is suffering from alcoholism and interested in participating in our clinical research, please feel free to contact us and begin a clinical lab study by giving us a call at (858) 784-7867.

About the Pearson Center for Alcoholism & Addiction

The Pearson Center in San Diego specializes in alcoholism and addiction research. Founded in 2003, the Pearson Center seeks to develop treatments for those addicted to alcohol by providing clinical research studies.

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Alcohol Abuse and Addiction Treatment Research Studies

Do you have alcohol addiction issues and want to quit? If so, the Pearson Center offers treatment research options for those who struggle with alcohol abuse, binge drinking, or alcoholism.

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Alcohol Abuse Frequently Asked Questions

The Pearson Center answers frequently asked questions about alcohol abuse and binge drinking in San Diego. We answer questions about addiction, alcoholism, when to get help and more.

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About Alcoholism & Alcohol Addiction Clinical Trials at The Pearson Center in San Diego, California

Clinical trials are an essential component of getting novel solutions to alcoholism, binge drinking, and addiction issues. Addiction is a serious issue in America and throughout the world, and clinical research done at The Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research is aimed at trying to help eradicate this issue. We get qualified study participants from San Diego, California to try new and exciting treatments that can help curb binge drinking and alcohol cravings. We closely monitor these individuals over a multiple week clinical research study, noting how the medication interacts with each individual and if there is a noticeable difference from the control group that received a placebo.

If you are interested in participating in a clinical research study at The Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research in San Diego, fill out the form below or give us a call at 858-784-7867.

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