Events Related to Addiction

NOTE NEW DATE: Brain School: The Nature of Addiction

March 13, 2018 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute


Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

The Neuroscience Of Stress-Reward Interactions: Preclinical Approaches Toward Therapeutic Targets In Addiction

Jan. 19, 2018 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Danny Winder, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Pharmacology, and Psychiatry
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Interactions Between Natural and Drug Reward Influence Vulnerability for Addiction

Sept. 15, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Lique Coolen, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomical Sciences
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Studies
School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Neurocircuitry of Addiction: An Alcohol Perspective

Jan. 19, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

George Koob, PhD

Director, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Stress and Addictions

April 28, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD

Distinguished University Professor
Associate Provost
Clinical and Translational Research

Director
South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Translation Research on Cue Reactivity and Impulsivity in Cocaine Addiction

Oct. 6, 2014 , 2:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

F. Gerard Moeller, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neurology

Special Seminars

Top-Down Modulation of Interoception: A New Frontier for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatments?

Nov. 1, 2013 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Martin P. Paulus, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, University of San Diego

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Willpower and Addiction

March 13, 2013 , 7:30 p.m. at locations throughout the Roanoke Region

Warren Bickel, PhD

Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week

Addiction: Conflict Between Brain Circuits

Sept. 30, 2011 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Nora Volkow, MD

Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, Maryland

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

What Do We Know About Addiction?

Sept. 29, 2011 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Nora Volkow, MD

Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, Maryland

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures