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Yale Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory


The Yale Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory (YaleBPL) is a clinical research laboratory focused on developing new medications and treatments for those who use tobacco and alcohol.

Research Portfolio:

  • Development of human laboratory models to screen Phase II medications for tobacco and alcohol use
  • Laboratory studies examining whether nAChR agents alter alcohol self-administration behavior
  • Identifying and screening medications that will attenuate the effect of stress on smoking behavior and relapse
  • Understanding gender differences in alcohol and tobacco use and developing treatments that are sensitive to gender differences

Who is eligible?

Treatment and non-treatment seeking individuals who drink alcohol and/or smoke cigarettes are potentially eligible. See to learn more about our studies and how to participate.

Yale Faculty

Contact Us

For more information about the clinic and our research programs, please call Sabrina Coppola at 203-737-2827.


Doctor's Building
2 Church St. South, Suite 109
New Haven, CT 06519

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