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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.