Conference Announcements

     Society of Biological Psychiatry - "Illuminating the Scientific Process: Innovation, Replication and Paradigm Shifts in Biological Psychiatry".  The 71st  annual scientific meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry is planned May 12-14, 2016.  Location: Hyatt Regency Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia
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     British Association for Psychopharmacology - Summer Meeting 2016 will be held in Brighton.   2016 Summer Meeting details: 




The Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic (NRLC)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA)
We are in search of motivated individuals with an exemplary research background to join a team of researchers conducting mulch-disciplinary research in the area of substance abuse. Our current NIH funded projects include studies: (1) examining behavioral, neural, and genetic factors underlying risk for substance use disorders; (2) examining biological influences on behaviors among problematic drinkers; (3) applying biomarkers of alcohol consumption (e.g., transdermal alcohol monitors, phosphatidylethanol) to monitor real-world drinking; and (4) developing substance use interventions based on empirical data. The NRLC offers training in the areas of psychopharmacology (Dr. Donald Dougherty), behavioral neuroscience and neuroimaging (Dr. Ashley Acheson), psychophysiology (Dr. Charles Mathias), clinical psychology (Dr. Stacy Ryan), and biochemistry (Dr. Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak). The fellow will be provided active research mentoring and be engaged in manuscript and grant writing. Responsibilities include study coordination and supervision of study personnel, participant recruitment, screening, psychological testing, statistical analyses, and manuscript/grant preparations. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in psychology or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline. Multiple-year appointments are available and dependent on satisfactory performance. Candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter outlining interests and career goals, and representative publication reprints. Materials can be sent by email ( or by mail to Donald M. Dougherty, Department of Psychiatry, MC 7793, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

Impulsivity in the News


Recent news headlines discussing issues related to impulsivity16-Nov-2015

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