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The 9th Annual Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism

Posted: February 12, 2009

The 9th Annual Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism Translating Basic Science Findings to Guide Prevention Efforts Across the Lifespan Thursday, February 19, 2009 Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center at Washington University Medical Center About the Symposium Presenters at the symposium will include experts on research related to alcohol use and dependence.

A poster session displayed throughout the day will feature the latest findings by Midwest Alcoholism Research Center investigators and other contributors. Continuing education units will be offered. Meeting Award Opportunities Limited numbers of meeting awards are available to NIAAA and other pre- and post-doctoral trainees as well as community-based individuals. The awards are intended to help defray costs associated with attendance at the symposium for those who would otherwise not be able to attend. Awardees are expected to present a scientific poster. The application, poster abstract form, and registration brochure can be accessed at www.alcoholdependence.org or by e-mailing requests to GuzeSymp@psychiatry.wustl.edu. Award applications must be received by December 31, 2008. Midwest Alcoholism Research Center The Midwest Alcoholism Research Center (MARC) is one of 18 Alcoholism Research Centers funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. MARC is a multi-site Alcoholism Research Center, with participating investigators from two leading Midwest research universities  Washington University (the lead institution), the University of Missouri-Columbia and its additional collaborators, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, the University of Iowa, and Palo Alto Veterans Administration, Palo Alto, California. Its research programs include statewide, national and international projects. Sponsor This activity is sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education. Support This activity is supported by grant AA013717 from the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, by an unrestricted educational grant from Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., and by the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Disclosure Policy It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. Questions Please email GuzeSymp@psychiatry.wustl.edu or call 314-286-2244 for additional information.


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