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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Dr. Bankole Johnson to deliver 5th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture at National Institutes of Health

What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Bankole Johnson, D.Sc., M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the 5th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture. Dr. Johnson is a world-famous pioneer in the development of medications to treat alcohol abuse. The title of his lecture will be “Personalizing the Treatment of Alcoholism.”

Who: Dr. Johnson is the Alumni Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia. He is also a Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and the Department of Medicine. In addition, he is the Principal Investigator on several National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research studies. A practicing physician, psychiatrist and researcher for more than 25 years, Dr. Johnson has transformed our understanding of how abnormalities in the brain can promote addiction. These investigations also led him to discover drugs effective at alleviating alcohol addiction.

When: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Lipsett Amphitheater, NIH Building 10, Bethesda, Md.
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