Barbara Mason, The Scripps Research Institute (image) Scripps Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Barbara J. Mason, Ph.D., is the Pearson Family Professor and co-director of the Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research at The Scripps Research Institute. Credit Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.