His research uses PET and MRI imaging to investigate the endogenous GABA and opioid neurotransmitter systems in alcohol addiction.
He is also involved in a number of other studies including the validation of a novel Imadazoline-2 binding site PET tracer BU99008.
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Turton S, Lingford-Hughes A, 2016, Neurobiology and principles of addiction and tolerance, Medicine (united Kingdom), Vol:44, ISSN:1357-3039, Pages:693-696
Turton S, Nutt DJ, Carhart-Harris RL, 2014, A qualitative report on the subjective experience of intravenous psilocybin administered in an FMRI environment., Curr Drug Abuse Rev, Vol:7, Pages:117-127