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Nora D. Volkow

Nora D. Volkow

    MD
Director | Bethesda, Maryland    United States of America
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine,...More
Spoken at 6 events

Biography :

Nora D. Volkow, M.D., became Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health in May 2003. NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. Dr. Volkow’s work has been instrumental in demonstrating that drug addiction is a disease of the human brain. As a research psychiatrist and scientist, Dr. Volkow pioneered the use of brain imaging to investigate the toxic effects and addictive properties of abusable drugs.

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Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine

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Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Brain's Dopamine System, Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Drug Addiction, Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology, Psychiatric Disorders, Addiction Psychiatry

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