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Fireside Chat with Dr. Nora Volkow, MD

January 26, 2021  ~  12:00 – 1:30 pm

Date: Sep 1, 2018  San Francisco 


Join us for a Fireside Chat with Dr. Nora Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health. NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug use and addiction. We are excited to have Dr. Volkow engage with University of California for a lively and dynamic discussion.  For a preview, you can watch Dr. Volkow discuss her work in her NIDA blog or during her TEDMED and Moth talks.
Session 1: Dr. Volkow will be discussing NIDA’s strategic priorities for research in the COVID-19 era.  
Session 2: Representatives from each UC Academic Medical Center will discuss NIDA research priorities, strategies, and challenges. 



  • 12:00–12:45 | Session 1: Dr. Volkow – NIDA’s Strategic Research Priorities in the COVID-19 Era 

  • 12:45–1:30   | Session 2: Towards the Future -

 New Ideas Embracing the NIDA Research Agenda in the Post-Pandemic World

  • 12:45–12:55 | UC BRAID Site Presentations

  • 12:55–1:25   | Discussion with Dr. Volkow

  • 1:25–1:30     | Summary


Session 2 Discussion Panel: 


This event is jointly sponsored by the UC Irvine ICTS and UC BRAID. You will receive an email with the Zoom webinar information the week of January 18, 2021.

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