Agenda Radboud Research Rounds Plus 15 November 2018

About the Research Round Plus

This Research Round Plus will focus on Stress-related disorders. Speaker Em. Prof. Wim van den Brink, AMC Amsterdam. Addiction: a treatable brain disorder. download flyer

About Em. Prof. Wim van den Brink, AMC Amsterdam

Wim van den Brink (1952) received his medical degree in 1981 from the Free University in Amsterdam. After his training as a psychiatric epidemiologist in Groningen (1983-1986) and New York (1986-1987) he received his PhD degree form the State University of Groningen in 1989.

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About Em. Prof. Wim van den Brink, AMC Amsterdam

Wim van den Brink (1952) received his medical degree in 1981 from the Free University in Amsterdam. After his training as a psychiatric epidemiologist in Groningen (1983-1986) and New York (1986-1987) he received his PhD degree form the State University of Groningen in 1989. Since 1992 he is full professor of Addiction Psychiatry at the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam. He is also the director of the Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research (AIAR). In 2014 he received the life time achievement award for science from the Netherlands Association of Psychiatry and in 2015 he was granted the status of honorable member of the Spanish Society for Dual disorders. He is a (co)author of more than 500 international peer reviewed scientific papers (WoS HI=60) and has been a thesis advisor of more than 70 PhD students. He is currently one of the chief-editors of European Addiction Research. He has been the chair of the Workgroups that developed the Dutch Interdisciplinary Treatment Guidelines on Alcohol Use Disorders, Opiate Addiction and Drugs other than opioids. He is one of the founders and president of the International Collaboration of ADHD and Substance Abuse (ICASA). He was the chair of the Scientific Program Committee of European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP). His main scientific interests are related to the neurobiology of substance use disorders and behavioral addictions, the pharmacological treatment of substance use disorders and related comorbidities, and the reduction of stigma regarding patients with an addiction.
 

Practical information

  • 15 November 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 hrs.


Host

Aart Schene MD PhD

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