The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Intramural Research Program will hold a one-day symposium to summarize the most recent advances in opioid research. Topics range from the use of a therapeutic workplace to address opioid use disorders to basic research such as findings regarding the role of D3 antagonists in opioid reward.
WHEN: May 22, 2019; 8:50 AM – 5:00 PM EST
WHERE: Biomedical Research Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus, 251 Bayview Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21224
*All attendees must have current, official Government identification to enter the building. NO EXCEPTIONS.
WHO: Amy Hauck Newman, Ph.D., acting scientific director of NIDA’s Intramural Research Program, is available to comment on the research.
Symposium will include lectures from intramural and extramural researchers from industry, academia and the government. See list of speakers (subject to change): https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/meetings-events/2019/05/nida-irp-opioid-translational-research-symposium
CONTACT: If you are interested in an interview with Dr. Amy Newman about opioid research or you’d like to attend the Opioid Symposium, please contact the NIDA press office at email@example.com or 301-443-6245.
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