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NIDA-NIAAA Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research

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November 03, 2016

Relapse and Recovery: from Mechanistic Understanding to Translational Research

Society for Neuroscience satellite meeting explores notable studies in drug and alcohol research, in areas ranging from molecular mechanisms to treatment strategies

2016 NIDA-NIAAA Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research

What: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, will host a one-day mini-convention, a satellite event of the 2016 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. NIDA and NIAAA grantees will present on addiction relapse and recovery, with an emphasis on the integration of preclinical and clinical research and leveraging insights from big data approaches.

Why: Scientists from around the world explore the latest research in the field of addiction neuroscience.

When: Friday, November 11, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. PDT

Where: San Diego Convention Center
Room 7AB
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101


Media Registration is Free. Please register here: http://apps1.seiservices.com/nida-niaaa/frontiers2016/Registration.aspx

Event Highlights:

  • Introduction and Opening Remarks – remarks by NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow and NIAAA Director Dr. George F. Koob
  • Drug Memory, Molecular Drivers, and Circuit Mechanisms of Relapse – an exploration of the neurobiological mechanisms of memory, stress, and altered mood that contribute to relapse
  • Science Driven Treatment – an overview of individual traits, pharmacotherapy and behavioral approaches to sustain recovery from substance use and addiction
  • NIDA-NIAAA Early Career Investigator Showcase – an opportunity for early career investigators to discuss their research findings and interests with NIDA and NIAAA staff, training directors, and other substance use researchers

For more information on the NIDA Mini-Convention, go to http://apps1.seiservices.com/nida-niaaa/frontiers2016/Default.aspx. For more information on the 2016 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, please visit https://www.sfn.org/Annual-Meeting/Neuroscience-2016

Contact:
NIDA Press Office
301-443-6245
media@nida.nih.gov

About the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is a component of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug use and addiction. The Institute carries out a large variety of programs to inform policy, improve practice, and advance addiction science. Fact sheets on the health effects of drugs and information on NIDA research and other activities can be found at www.drugabuse.gov, which is now compatible with your smartphone, iPad or tablet. To order publications in English or Spanish, call NIDA’s DrugPubs research dissemination center at 1-877-NIDA-NIH or 240-645-0228 (TDD) or email requests to drugpubs@nida.nih.gov. Online ordering is available at drugpubs.drugabuse.gov. NIDA’s media guide can be found at www.drugabuse.gov/publications/media-guide/dear-journalist, and its easy-to-read website can be found at www.easyread.drugabuse.gov. You can follow NIDA on Twitter and Facebook.

About the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health, is the primary U.S. agency for conducting and supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and alcohol problems. NIAAA also disseminates research findings to general, professional, and academic audiences. Additional alcohol research information and publications are available at www.niaaa.nih.gov.

About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation’s medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit www.nih.gov.

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    NIDA. (2016, November 3). NIDA-NIAAA Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2016/11/nida-niaaa-mini-convention-frontiers-in-addiction-research

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