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Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky
Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky Event

 This year, Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky was honored at a special event at the NIDA IRP where he received a lifetime achievement award. Most of the previous winners of the Waletzky Award traveled from around the country to attend and discuss their research.

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Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky
Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky Event

This event will take place at the NIDA IRP, in the Atrium of the Biomedical Research Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus in Baltimore on November 9, 2017. The event will feature a variety of speakers discussing addiction and neuroscience well as an award presentation for Dr. Waletzky.

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NIDA IRP Mentoring Award winners.
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 17, 2017. The Mentoring Awards recognize individuals who have served as exceptional mentors to trainees in the institute, and are given annually in the spring.

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Barry Hoffer
Barry J. Hoffer awarded Honorary Doctors of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Helsinki

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 society as honorary doctors each year May. Angela Merkel was also among this year's award recipients.

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This year's winners at the NIDA IRP are Lindsay De Biase (Postdoctoral Fellow), Jayanthi Sankar (Staff Scientist) and Marisela Morales (Investigator). The winners were presented with trophies at the Biomedical Research Center this month.

Learn more about the Women Scientist Advisors Committee here.

Tsung-Ping Su

2016 Award for Sustainable Acquisitions - Individual
Dr. Da-Ting Lin has prioritized energy conservation, financial savings, and protecting both human and environmental health through his work.

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