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November 13, 2003 - 12:00am to November 14, 2003 - 12:00am


The National Academies Steering Committee On The Genetics Of Drug Addiction


At the request of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) convened an expert panel to look into the ethical, behavioral and social consequences of genetics research on drug abuse. Experts were selected under the auspices of the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive and Sensory Sciences at the NAS, chaired by Mr. Rick Harwood. A summary of the proceedings, including presentations by the expert panel, discussion, and conceptual highlights from the workshop, is available for download.

Download the complete 12 page document:  Workshop On The Genetics Of Drug Addiction (PDF, 188 KB)