Stress, Appetite, and Smoking Relapse

The major goals of this project are to examine changes in appetite hormones and dietary behaviors during smoking abstinence and use these measures as predictors of weight gain and relapse.

Stress Response and Opioid Dysfunction in Nicotine Dependence

The major goals of this project are to extend the PI’s program to identify biobehavioral mechanisms and determinants of stress effects on smoking. 

Contact-less Physiological Sensing in the Mobile Environment Using Compressive Radio Frequency Probes

The major goals of this project is to develop and evaluate a mobile device that can provide physiological measurements without body contact in both lab and field environments.