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Dr. Henrietta Bowden-Jones awarded Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

January 1

“ I am truly delighted to have received this OBE for my work in Addiction treatment and research having dedicated my entire professional life to this disease. About 100 million people in the world suffer from alcohol use disorders and about 27 million people are opioid dependent. Many more are experiencing harm form other drugs […]

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Global Drug Survey

December 3

Global Drug Survey runs the largest drug survey in the world. Over half a million people have taken part in our last 5 surveys. This year, GDS2019 is translated into 20 languages and with partners, in over 35 countries we hope this will be our biggest yet. Committed to helping people use drugs more safely […]

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Dr. Nady el-Guebaly – Order of Canada Recipient

May 18

Update March 16, 2018 – Dr. Nady el-Guebaly was appointed as Member of the Order of Canada for his leadership on addictions research and treatment, particularly for his efforts to have addictions treated as a mental health issue. Full Press Release

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National Institute on Aging Request for Information

May 1

NIA has worked with the NIH’s GeroScience Special Interest Group in the past to organize two large research summits on this emerging area of research – which explores how aging is a risk factor for multiple chronic diseases and frailty.

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Brain and Cognition for Addiction Medicine

April 2

Research Topic Brain and Cognition for Addiction Medicine: From Prevention to Recovery A future initiative leading to a high impact publication arising from the work by members of the ISAM newly instituted Neuroscience Interest Group,

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