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.

CABC brings together faculty from across campus who are interested in addiction and behavior change, including faculty from School of Medicine, Public Policy, and Law.      

Seminar Series

Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 pm (virtual), unless noted below

Login Info: https://bit.ly/CABC-Fall2022 (these meetings will be recorded unless speaker requests for it to not be)

Past presentations available on the DIBS YouTube channel and below. 

Date/TimeTitle, Speaker, Contact Information

Thurs, Sept 22

2:00 pm

Boosting nicotine replacement efficacy with monoaminergic co-treatments

Edward D. Levin, Ph.D., Duke University

Email: edlevin@duke.edu

Thurs, Oct 6

2:00 pm

The Long Hangover: Persistent neurobiological and behavioral effects of adolescent intermittent ethanol

Kati Healy, Ph.D., Duke University

Email: kati.healey@duke.edu

Wed, Oct 19

12:00 pm

Teaching Undergraduate Students about Drug Abuse

Amir Rezvani, PhD., Duke University

Email: azadi@duke.edu

Thurs, Nov 10

12:00 pm

TK Li Lecture in the Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Inequities in Addiction Treatment for Racial and Ethnic Minoritized Populations: How to Move Forward

Ayana Jordan, MD; New York University

Different Zoom link to be provided

Thurs, Nov 17

2:00 pm

The effects of smoking and smoking cessation on stress, cognition, and DNA methylation

Merideth Addicott, Ph.D., Wake Forest University

Email: maddicott@wakehealth.edu

(co-sponsor Center for the Study of Adolescent Risk and Resilience)

Via Zoom or in person, LSRC B035 (DIBS Cube)

Different Zoom link: https://bit.ly/CABCandCStARR

Thurs, Dec 1

2:00 pm

Title: Comorbid Alcohol Use/Disorders and Mental Illness: Psychiatric, Neural, Behavioral, Familial Risk Factors

Elizabeth Lippard, PhD., University of Texas, Austin

Email: elizabeth.lippard@austin.utexas.edu

(co-sponsor Center for the Study of Adolescent Risk and Resilience)

Via Zoom or in person, LSRC B035 (DIBS Cube)

Different Zoom link: https://bit.ly/CABCandCStARR

 

CABC seminar series 2021 - 2022

CABC Seminar 2020 - 2021 playlist

CABC seminar series 2020 - 2021

CABC Seminar 2020 - 2021 playlist 

CABC seminar series contacts:

Ed Levin, Ph.D., CABCedlevin@duke.edu, 919-681-6273
Colleen BauerDIBScolleen.bauer@duke.edu; 919-613-5025
Spring 2022 Seminar Series
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Flyer for list of CABC seminar speakers Spring 2022

Past events

2020/02/22: Marijuana Legalization: Brain Science, Community Impact, and Risk Prevention

In conjunction with Together for Resilient Youth (TRY) , the Duke Center on Addiction & Behavior Change (CABC) held an online event entitled, "Marijuana Legalization: Brain Science, Community Impact, and Risk Prevention" that explored the many aspects of marijuana's influence including what happens in the brain, how it affects adolescents and how society is working to change its approach towards it. Additional group discussion included balancing legalization with the risks to brain health. Watch the full symposium and view the speaker line-up below.