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James A. Inciardi (1939-2009)
Remembers Dr. James A. Inciardi, founder and co-director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies and professor at the University of Delaware, who died on November 23, 2009.
How-To Guides Provide Tips for Publishing Addiction-Related Articles
Describes a book and online tutorial for young investigators of addiction science that provides tips for publishing their studies in scholarly journals.
Dr. Phil Skolnick Now Leads NIDA's Medications Development Efforts
Announces the appointment of Dr. Phil Skolnick as NIDA’s director of the Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse.
Walk the Line Is Among 10th Annual PRISM Awardees
Announces the winners of the 10th Annual PRISM Awards, including Walk the Line, a film portraying the life of singer Johnny Cash and his battle with drug addiction.
NIDA's National Advisory Council Welcomes New Members
Introduces four new members to NIDA’s National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, including Drs. Warren K. Bickel, Ellie E. Schoenbaum, and Marina E. Wolf, and Ms. Janet Wood.
Three Scientists Join Advisory Council
Announces three new NIDA National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse members and describes their drug abuse and addiction research experience.
NIDA Grantee Wins Prize for Genetics Web Sites
Announces the recipient of an award for online resources in education, Dr. Louisa Stark, who developed two interactive Web sites on genetics.
Program Enhances Physician Knowledge on Substance Abuse
Reports on an evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) program to assess its effectiveness in improving knowledge, confidence, and preparedness to diagnose, manage, and teach about substance abuse.
Addiction Science Award Winners Announced
Announces the 2010 high school student recipients of the Addiction Science Awards and describes their winning addiction-focused projects.
NIDA Appoints New Director of the Intramural Research Program
Announces NIDA’s new director of its intramural research program, Antonello Bonci, M.D., a leading researcher in neuropsychopharmacology.