The NIDA IRP Women Scientist Advisors awards ceremony is held annually to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding women scientists. The 2018 awardees are: Elisabeth de Castro Caparelli – Staff Scientist Melissa Sharpe – Postdoctoral Fellow Congratulations to this year’s winners! Click here to learn more about the Woman Scientist Advisors (WSA) and see previous winners.
Dr. Kenner Rice from the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) Intramural Research Program (IRP) was recently named as a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). This is the highest professional accolade bestowed to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have… [Read More]
The Jacob P. Waletzky Award of the Society for Neuroscience is given to a young scientist (within 15 years of his/her Ph.D. or M.D. degree) whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction. Both basic and clinical researchers are eligible for the award. Future plans to… [Read More]
May 2017 Congratulations to the 2017 NIDA IRP Mentoring Award winners! Award recipients are (left to right): Geoffrey Schoenbaum, MD, PhD (Investigator Award); Lindsay De Biase, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow Award); and Karran Phillips, MD (Staff Clinician Award). They were presented with plaques at the 6th annual NIDA Poster Day and Mentoring Awards Ceremony on May… [Read More]
May 2017 Congratulations to Da-Ting Lin for winning a 2016 Health and Human Services (HHS) Green Champion Award! Dr. Da-Ting Lin has won this year’s award for Sustainable Acquisitions – Individual. Dr. Lin has worked diligently as an Investigator to integrate sustainable practices into his research using in vivo optical imaging methods. He has prioritized energy… [Read More]
May 2017 Dr. Barry J. Hoffer, the former Scientific Director of the NIDA IRP, has been awarded an Honorary Doctors of the Faculty of Philosophy from the University of Helsinki for his lifelong work in neuropharmacology. The Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Helsinki confers distinguished persons from the fields of science, culture and… [Read More]