Thursday Afernoon

Research For the Clinician

The latest research in the addiction field will provide useful lessons for clinicians. George Koob, PhD, will give an update on the latest research in addiction vaccines as well as the neuroplasticity of addiction. Staci Gruber, PhD, will present her research on how cannabis impacts adolescent neurocognition. Covering the other end of the life cycle will be an update on the assessment and treatment of addiction in our population of aging baby boomers by David Oslin, MD. We are also pleased to have Robert Lustig, MD, present a medical update linking obesity and the metabolic syndrome epidemic, to sugar’s impact on the brain reward system.