Monthly ISAM NIG Talk Series: In-Love with Addicted Brains starting July 23, 2020

July 1

In this talk series, addiction neuroscientists from across the world share their personal stories/experiences on the beauty of addiction neuroscience and how/why they have decided to invest their scientific life in this field. Neuroscience interest group (NIG) of the international society for addiction medicine (ISAM) hopes this talk series encourages and supports a new generation of young and passionate addiction neuroscientists in different countries to revolutionize the field of addiction medicine. Talks will be recorded and archived for public access in the ISAM NIG YouTube channel.

Target audience: Young addiction clinicians and researchers

Context: What the journey was for addiction neuroscientist and how this journey can inform others

See our information flyer

First Talk: July 23rd Thursday 4-5:30p ET

Speaker: Hamed Ekhtiari, MD, PhD, LIBR, US, Born in Tehran, Iran

Host: Alexander Baldachino, Saint Andrew University, UK


Second Talk: August 20th Thursday 4-5:30p ET

Speaker: Rita Goldstein, PhD, Born in Lithuania and raised in Israel

Host: Hamed Ekhtiari, MD, PhD, LIBR, US


Third Talk: September 17th Thursday 4-5:30p ET

Speaker: Antonio Verdejo-Garcia, PhD, Monash University, Australia, Born in Granada, Spain

Host: Alexander Baldachino, Saint Andrew University, UK


Fourth Talk: Oct (TBD)


Host: Hamed Ekhtiari, MD, PhD, LIBR, US


Confirmed: Alexander Baldachino, MD, Saint Andrew University, UK, Born in Malta, Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, Brown University, US, Born in Minneapolis, Jean-Lud Cadet, PhD, Born in Haiti, Kathleen Brady, MD, born in ?, Marc Potenza, MD, Yale, born in ?


Candidates: Rajita Sinha, PhD, Anna-Rose Childress, MD, Hedy Kober, PhD, Yonghui Li, Carlos Tomaz, Helena Hansen, MD, PhD, NYU, Nora Volkow, PhD, Tifei Yuan, PhD., Anne Lingford-Hughes, PhD, Imperial College London, Diana Martinez, MD, Columbia, Karen Ersche, PhD, Cambridge, Yasmin Hurd, PhD, Mount Sinai, Mustafa Al’absi, PhD, UMN,


In Love with Addicted Brains

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