Stories for Warren K. Bickel

A path forward: Leading national addiction experts from VTCRI and Stanford call for more neuroscience research on long-term addiction recovery in Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry article

Sept. 24, 2018

Warren Bickel, the director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Addiction Recovery Research Center, and Keith Humphreys, the Esther Ting Memorial Professor in psychiatry and behavioral science at ...

VTCRI professor to discuss artificial intelligence, psychology at international conference

July 6, 2018

The worlds of addiction research and artificial intelligence research are colliding for Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Feb. 27, 2018

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute awarded a Virginia Catalyst grant to curtail opioid overdoses

Dec. 4, 2017

A Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute project focused on the opioid epidemic will receive $1 million in combined grant funding, according to a Dec. 4 announcement by the Virginia Biosciences ...

Weight management and physical activity expert to speak at VTCRI’s new Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors on Wednesday

Nov. 10, 2017

John M. Jakicic, a nationally recognized expert in physical activity and weight management, will present a public lecture at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, ...

Behavioral health scholar launches first interdisciplinary conference on decision-making processes

May 23, 2017

A new interdisciplinary conference devoted to the science of behavior change begins this week for researchers studying how an individual’s poor decisions may lead to a variety of health problems.

Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors rises at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

May 9, 2017

A new research center to understand and tackle the threat of lifestyle diseases — medical conditions such as obesity that are caused or aggravated by a person’s own behavior — ...

Leader of NIH’s alcohol addiction research programs spoke Thursday at VTCRI

Jan. 16, 2017

George Koob, the director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, will discuss the neurocircuitry of alcohol addiction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Virginia ...

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