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2016 NeuroChoice Symposium

Decisions about Drugs: from Neuroscience to Policy

December 1, 2016 

Clark Center Auditorium

James H. Clark Center 318 Campus Drive West, Stanford, CA 94305


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The NeuroChoice Initiative is pleased to host a symposium on Decisions about Drugs: from Neuroscience to Policy. The symposium will bring together a broad range of scholars interested in addiction as well as policy makers to discuss how neuroscience and drug policy can inform each other.  
Speakers & Panel Chairs

Program Schedule 

8 - 8:55 AM Check-in; coffee & light breakfast refreshments at Nexus Cafe
9 - 9:10 AM

Keith HumphreysOpening remarks

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9:15 - 9:55 AM

Suzanne HaberReward circuits in the primate brain: From monkey anatomy to human imaging

background reading: pdf pdf pdf pdf
10 - 10:40 AM

Jim WoodThe future of medicinal and recreational marijuana policy

10:40 - 11:15 AM Coffee break
11:15 - 11:55 AM

Susan TapertUsing neuroimaging to predict future substance use

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12 - 12:40 PM

Wilson ComptonHow neuroscience findings guide research initiatives

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1 - 2 PM Lunch break
2 - 2:40 PM

Warren BickelDual Neuro-System Interventions Modulate Drug Valuation

2:45 - 3:25 PM

Rob MacCounNeuroscientific rationales for addiction policy

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3:30 - 4:15 PM Discussion panel chaired by Brian Knutson and Rob Malenka
4:15 - 5:30 PM General reception at Nexus Cafe