Collins, King Announce $11.7M Grant for Jackson Laboratory to Fund New Center for Systems Neurogenetics of Addiction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a five-year grant to Jackson Laboratory that is expected to total $11,714,623 to create a new Center for Systems Neurogenetics of Addiction. The center will study traits in mice that might predispose them to drug addiction, and use its findings to better understand and combat human addiction.


U.S. Senator Susan Collins' Statement on the Death of Judge Conrad Cyr

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement regarding the death of Judge Conrad Cyr:

"Judge Conrad Cyr was an extraordinarily well-regarded, fair-minded jurist who demonstrated his love and respect for the rule of law throughout his decades of distinguished service. He also never forgot his Aroostook County roots.  

"His passing is a loss to his family and friends, the State of Maine, and all who had the pleasure of knowing him.”