Seminars & Annual Symposium

We invite you to attend semester seminars presented by the Center on Addiction & Behavior Change at DIBS. Unless otherwise noted, seminars will be held on Wednesdays, Noon-1 in the DIBS multipurpose room, B035 LSRC. (308 Research Drive; Parking is available in the Bryan Student Center Garage.) Lunch is provided; first come, first served.

Flyer:  CABC Seminar Series, Spring 2019

We also hold an annual seminar on a topic of interest to the broader academic community, usually during Spring Semester.

 2018 CABC Symposium

April 10: Tackling the Final Few--Bringing Light Smokers to Cessation


Spring 2017-2018

January 24: A Health System (And Primary Care!) Approach to The Opioid Epidemic, Lawrence Greenblatt, M.D., Duke University

January 31: Translating Bio-Behavioral Research into Interventions with HIV+ Stimulant Users, Adam Carrico, Ph.D., University of Miami 

February 28: Astrocyte-mediated mechanisms of cocaine seeking, Kathryn Reissner, Ph.D., University of North Carolina

March 7:  Dealing with the Opiate Abuse Epidemic, Susan Kansagra, M.D., North Carolina Division of Public Health

March 21: Addiction Medical Education at Duke: Cindy Kuhn, Ph.D., Roy Stein, M.D., Amir Rezvani, Duke University

April 10: CABC Symposium: Tackling the Final Few: Bringing Light Smokers to Cessation. Co-sponsored with the Duke Cancer Institute, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., DIBS

April 18: Olfactory conditioned reinforcement and nicotine self-administration, Matt Palmatier Ph.D., East Tennessee State University

Spring 2016-2017

January 31, 2017: “Nicotine Through the Ages,” presented by Ed Levin, Duke University

Feb 7, 2017: “Opiate Addiction Treatment in a Criminal Justice Setting,” presented by Allison Robertson, Duke University

Feb 21, 2017: “How to make our scientific knowledge relevant to public policy,” Policy Bridge Workshop. 12-2p.m., Duke University

February 21, 2017: “Mental Health: A First Responder’s Perspective,” Center CIT forum, co-sponsored by Bass Connections Brain and Society and Duke Student NAMI chapter. 6p.m-7:30p.m., Griffith Theater, Bryan Student Center

Mar 14, 2017: “Epidemiology and Addiction,” presented by Apostolos Alexandridis, UNC

March 28, 2017: “What do brain structures associated with extinction learning have to do with PTSD and later addictions?” presented by Michael De Bellis, Duke University

April 11, 2017: “Translational studies on cocaine’s effects on mother infant dyads,” presented by Josephine Johns, UNC

April 18, 2017: “The addiction “scene” around North Carolina: Community Perspectives,” presented by the Bass Connections “Opiate Outreach” Team led by Nicole Schramm-Sapyta and Andrew Muzyk



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