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NIDA. (2007, October 26). Frontiers in Addiction Research 2007. Retrieved from https://archives.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2007/10/frontiers-in-addiction-research-2007

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NIDA to Hold Mini-Convention at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

October 26, 2007

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health, will convene a one-day mini-convention at the Society for Neuroscience's (SfN) annual meeting in San Diego, bringing together scientists to explore novel approaches to addiction and treatment. NIDA scientists will present recent findings and discuss future directions in the neurobiology of drug abuse and addiction.

WHAT: Frontiers in Addiction Research NIDA 2007 Mini-Convention

HIGHLIGHTS:

Jacob P. Waletzky Memorial Award Lecture - in recognition of innovative research in drug addiction and alcoholism

Neuronal Adaptations and Counteradaptations - an exploration of diverse cellular and molecular mechanisms as they relate to addiction

Heteromerization of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors: Implications for CNS Function and Dysfunction - research updates in the science of neuropsychiatric disorders

Glial Cells and Addiction - new perspectives on the complex pathways of addiction

Henri Begleiter Memorial Symposium (co-sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) - exploration of emerging science which links genetics with behaviors that may contribute to alcohol dependence and drug abuse

WHEN: Friday, November 2, 2007 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

WHERE: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

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