Alan Leshner

The Scientist Date: April 26, 1997 THE SCIENTIST® The Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional (609)-786-7207 For Fast Service "It's obviously very important to stay up to date, and since I define my field broadly, THE SCIENTIST has the most comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics. THE SCIENTIST is a good way to stay connected with policy, policymakers, and the general scientific community." ALAN LESHNER Director National Institute On Drug Abuse National Institutes Of Heal

The Scientist Staff
May 25, 1997

The Scientist

Date: April 26, 1997


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"It's obviously very important to stay up to date, and since I define my field broadly, THE SCIENTIST has the most comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics. THE SCIENTIST is a good way to stay connected with policy, policymakers, and the general scientific community."

ALAN LESHNER
Director
National Institute On Drug Abuse
National Institutes Of Health
Rockville, MD

Alan Leshner's mission as director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to bring the full power of science to bear on drug abuse and addictions. He has expanded NIDA's basic and clinical neuroscience research aimed at understanding the brain mechanisms of addiction. He has also broadened the institute's behavioral science portfolio by studying such areas as the phenomenon of craving, repetitive behavior, and cognitive neuroscience.

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