Briefs for Warren K. Bickel

Warren Bickel spoke as a panelist on opening night of “The Ice Cream Man”

March 10, 2016

Warren Bickel, a professor and director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was one of three panelists featured during the opening night of the play, “The Ice Cream Man,” on March 10.

Warren Bickel invited to speak at symposium at Stanford University

Feb. 3, 2016

Warren Bickel will participate in a symposium at Stanford University on December 1. Hosted by the Neurochoice Initiative, the symposium is titled, “Decisions about drugs: From neuroscience to policy.”

Warren Bickel to give keynote address at Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research annual meeting

March 9, 2015

Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was selected to give the opening keynote address at the 2015 annual meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research.

Faculty members present panel discussion on harnessing the power of the brain

Nov. 24, 2014

Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, hosted a panel discussion titled, “Harnessing Brain Power: When Brains do Amazing Things and When They Do Stupid Things,” as part of the presidential installation of Timothy D. Sands, the 16th president of Virginia Tech.

Warren Bickel receives grant to explore use of social media to prevent and treat substance use

Oct. 24, 2014

Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a National Institutes of Health grant of $1.7 million to study how social media might be used to prevent and treat substance abuse.

Michael Friedlander and Warren Bickel featured in WDBJ7 special

April 14, 2014

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute brain science was featured in a local television special titled, “Stop the Stigma.” Focusing on mental health management in Virginia, the WDBJ7 program also looked to current research for future treatments. Featured in the special were two Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute professors who work to expand what we know about the brain and how to treat mental illnesses.

Warren Bickel receives additional support for complex addictions

April 8, 2014

Warren Bickel, director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a $40,000 supplemental grant from the National Institutes of Health to research self-control improvement interventions in people who are addicted to a combination of substances.

Warren Bickel finds quantitive changes in addictive behavior through past research

March 26, 2014

Drug-dependent people who least take the future into account may, paradoxically, be the ones to benefit the most from certain treatments.

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