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May 18 - 20, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Nora D. Volkow (National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S. National Institutes of Health), George F. Koob (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, U.S. National Institutes of Health), and The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy (Former United States Representative, Rhode Island; Co-Founder, One Mind; and Founder, Kennedy Forum)
Discover from leading experts, including NIAAA and NIDA directors, the latest on neurobiology of addiction; susceptibility of the teen brain; new treatment strategies; and social, economic, political, and legislative aspects of this disease.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Moderator: Claudia Wallis (Scientific American Mind)
Panelists: Jeremy Waletzky (The George Washington University), Nora D. Volkow (NIH), Cheryl Healton (College of Global Public Health, New York University), and Honorable Gregory P. Canova, JD
1.3 million adolescents in the US have substance use disorder and marijuana use among teens now exceeds cigarette smoking. Join us for a public panel discussion on how neuroscience intersects with policy to improve lives of teens with addiction.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speakers: Gary E. Gibson (Burke Rehabilitation Center), Kirk I. Erickson (University of Pittsburgh), and Mony J. de Leon (NYU Langone Medical Center)
Psychology Section joint meeting with the New York Neuropsychology Group.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Featuring: Joseph Dauben (The City University of New York)
Presented by the History & Philosophy of Science Section of The New York Academy of Sciences.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
This Annals issue discusses emerging nutrition research on the prevention and management of dementia in aging populations.
Edited by Daniel H. Geschwind
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Scholarly commissioned review articles on topics spanning neurology and psychiatry
Keynote Speaker: Sonny Ramaswamy (USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture)
This eBriefing considers how pulse consumption contributes to health and how food systems could be improved to promote pulse production in 2016, the International Year of Pulses.
Keynote Speakers: Sonia Angell (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) and Rogan Kersh (Wake Forest University)
This eBriefing looks at current evidence in nutrition policy making, including assessments of recent public policy interventions intended to improve nutrition and reduce obesity.