July 18, 2012
NIDA’s Dr. Nora D. Volkow will announce the winner of the 2012 Avant-Garde Award for Medications Development during the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC. This research competition, now in its third year, is intended to stimulate high-impact research that may lead to groundbreaking opportunities for the prevention and treatment of drug abuse. This year’s winner will receive $1,000,000 per year for five years in research support.
WHO: Dr. Nora D. Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
WHAT: NIDA’s 2012 Avant-Garde Award for Medications Development
WHEN: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 4:00 p.m. EDT
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Dr. Volkow will also speak at the “New Frontiers in NIH AIDS Research” satellite session on Sunday, July 22 from 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. EDT in Session Room 6 of the WCC.
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