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American Researcher Dr. Charles O’Brien Knighted by French Government

NIDA grantee Dr. O’Brien was honored for his “exemplary personal commitment to French‒American relations as symbolized by … exceptional cooperation in science and in public health.”

Dr. Charles O’Brien Receives the James B. Isaacson Award for Lifetime Achievement

NIDA researcher Dr. Charles O’Brien recently received the James B. Isaacson Award for a lifetime of research on the biological basis of alcoholism.

High Rates of Illegal Drug Use Among Alcohol-Dependent Adults

Highlights data on the prevalence of rates of illegal drug use and nonmedical use of prescription drugs among adults dependant on alcohol, as compared with the general population.

Two NIDA Grantees Receive Sarnat Prize

Announces the recipients of the 2010 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health, Dr. Eric J. Nestler and Dr. Charles P. O'Brien, prominent addiction scientists.

NIDA Investigator Receives 2006 Waletzky Memorial Award

Announces the recipient of a 2006 award for innovation in research on drug addiction and alcoholism, Dr. Yavin Shaham, and describes his research which focused on the stress-induced drug use relapse.

Substance Abuse Among Troops, Veterans, and Their Families

NIDA Director Nora Volkow

Highlights the need for research to assess and find solutions to a potential rise in substance abuse among service men and women, veterans, and their families.

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.
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