Center on Addiction & Behavior Change

The Center on Addiction & Behavior Change (CABC) aims to translate basic research advances in brain and behavioral science into effective prevention, early intervention and treatment of addiction and other behavior disorders. CABC convenes regular seminars in fall and spring semesters, plus an annual symposium.

Annual Research Symposium

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POSTPONED Subtance Use Prevention:  A Community-Based and Neuroscience Approach    

Thank you for your interest in the Together for Resilient Youth/Duke Center on Addiction and Behavior Change Workshop.  Unfortunately, the event must be POSTPONED due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

IF you register at this site, we will add you to the mailing list for updates as we select new dates.   We look forward to seeing you soon, and please take care!


Altered States of Cannabis Regulation: How Science Can Affect Policy



LevinEd Levin, PhD, directs the CABC. He is Chief of the Neurobehavioral Research Lab in the Psychiatry Department of Duke University Medical Center. He is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, with secondary Duke appointments in the departments of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Psychology and Neuroscience, and the Nicholas School of the Environment. His primary research effort is to understand basic neural interactions underlying cognitive function and addiction and to apply this knowledge to better understand cognitive dysfunction and addiction disorders and to develop novel therapeutic treatments.

Affiliated Faculty

CABC brings together faculty from across campus who are interested in addiction and behavior change. Schools of Medicine, Public Policy, and Law are among those represented.


CABC Spring 2020 Seminar Series

Please note: As of March 16, 2020, all campus meetings and conferences have been canceled, due to public health concerns related to Covid-19. That includes the CABC seminars. We do not yet know how long this will be in effect. Thank you in advance for your understanding.



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