Roger Little, Ph.D., Deputy Director of the NIDA Division of Neuroscience and Behavior, discussed NIDA research priorities and the NIDA-Inserm Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellowship during the French Neuroscience Showcase which was held November 5, 2018, in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting. Etienne Hirsch, Ph.D., Director of Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (Inserm) multi-agency thematic institute on neurosciences, cognitive sciences, neurology and psychiatry, spoke on behalf of Inserm. The Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the USA, Inserm, and the San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce hosted the networking event for French and American scientists and companies.
NIDA and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism cosponsored Frontiers in Addiction Research, November 2, 2018. The satellite meeting at SfN focused on new tools to study data in the addiction research field, the impact of early life adversity on brain circuitry and substance use disorders, and interactions between opioid receptor function in addiction and pain.