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Update from the ISAM Neurosciences Interest Group

December 2

  ISAM NIG “Sharing is Caring” Initiative Following our recently published roadmap and strategic plan, ISAM NIG is interested to provide a platform to encourage addiction neuroscience researchers to share their resources to promote quality of scientific evidence produced across the world. We hope this will promote potentials to reshape the daily practice of addiction […]

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Two Publications from our members

December 2

“Processed Food Addict” Is this Me? Karren-Lee Raymond PhD (Addict. Med) ISAM CSAM-SMCA ASAM Karren-Lee.Raymond@research.usc.edu.au +61 421 758177 karren-lee@addictionology.com.au University of the Sunshine Coast, Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, Queensland, 4558 Australia.   Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081TSBV27 Amazon.com.au: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B081TSBV27         Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders Yifrah Kaminer, M.D., M.B.A., and Ken C. Winters, Ph.D. This […]

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Un lien vers un site web sur les addictions pour nos membres de langue Française

November 23

For information: https://www.addictaide.fr/les-nouvelles-addictions/amp/

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Research Society on Marijuana 4th Annual Conf, July 24-26, Boston, USA

November 23

For more details please check the website: ResearchMj.org Instructions for scientific submissions as well as info about the conference be posted soon. The venue at Boston University is centrally located in town by the river and easy access by foot to many of Boston’s  and Cambridge’s attractions, music venues, sports and entertainment

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Netherlands Association for Addiction Medicine Meeting Oct 1 &2, 2020

October 22

In 2020, the Netherlands Association for Addiction Medicine (Vereniging voor Verslavingsgeneeskunde Nederland VVGN) will be 35 years old. We want to celebrate this anniversary with a two-day congress on October 1 and 2, 2020. The exact location will be announced soon. The congress will consist of a few plenary sessions, in addition there is the […]

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Beware of fraudulent emails from ISAM requesting money

September 16

To the membership Please be aware from time to time an email appears to be sent to ISAM members requesting emergency funds.  These are not legitimate requests and should be reported to your anti-fraud agencies. ISAM does not solicit emergency funds for any reason. The Head Office would appreciate being made aware of any of […]

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EUROPAD 2020 now open for submissions

September 14

The European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association has opened their request for symposia, posters and free communications for their event in Grenoble, France May 29-31, 2020. Please visit https://www.europad.org/europad20.php  for further information. Please see our notice: Europad

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ISAM supporter, Dr. Ahmed ElKashef passed away on August 5, 2019

August 6

It is with sadness that ISAM bids farewell to one of its supporters since its first years. Dr. Ahmed AlKashef passed away on August 5, 2019.  He was one of the first physicians in the United States certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He was an active participant and presenter at ISAM meetings […]

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ISAM President-Elect Dr. Alex Baldacchino accepts new position

June 13

Professor Alexander Baldacchino, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Addictions with the Population and Behaviour Science Division, St Andrews University Medical School has been invited to work with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to lead the development of a programme of work for the area of substance use in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO). This temporary […]

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Dr. Henrietta Bowden-Jones awarded Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

January 1

“ I am truly delighted to have received this OBE for my work in Addiction treatment and research having dedicated my entire professional life to this disease. About 100 million people in the world suffer from alcohol use disorders and about 27 million people are opioid dependent. Many more are experiencing harm form other drugs […]

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Global Drug Survey

December 3

Global Drug Survey runs the largest drug survey in the world. Over half a million people have taken part in our last 5 surveys. This year, GDS2019 is translated into 20 languages and with partners, in over 35 countries we hope this will be our biggest yet. Committed to helping people use drugs more safely […]

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