Presents highlights of a meeting summit to discuss ways to eliminate disparities in care, particularly as they relate to drug abuse and HIV.
Announces the recipient of a 2009 award for innovation in research on drug addiction and alcoholism whose research focuses on the cellular changes that occur in response to chronic cocaine abuse.
Highlights activities held during Brain Awareness Week for students in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, to learn about brain anatomy and function.
Announces the addition of three new members to NIDA’s National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse.
Announces the 2009 high school student recipients of the Addiction Science Awards and describes their winning addiction-focused projects.
Describes the American Board of Addiction Medicine’s new program offering certification to physicians in addiction medicine.
Announces NIDA Notes’ first place 2009 award that salutes superior communications efforts of government agencies.
April 2010 Announces the appointment of Dr. Phil Skolnick as NIDA’s director of the Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse.
April 2010 Describes a book and online tutorial for young investigators of addiction science that provides tips for publishing their studies in scholarly journals.
April 2010 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.