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Paget Lecture and Openness Awards 2014 on Tuesday, 16th December 2014 at 12:20 PM
Members of the scientific community gathered at the Wellcome Collection in London last night for the 78th Stephen Paget Memorial Lecture
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Free Access to SAGE Journals in October on Friday, 3rd October 2014 at 10:37 AM
For the month of October, SAGE is offering free access to all of their journals.
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BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Wednesday Digest by Michael Dalili on Thursday, 24th July 2014 at 2:36 PM
Michael Dalili’s report from Wednesday morning
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Wednesday Digest by Claire Mokrysz on Thursday, 24th July 2014 at 2:07 PM
Claire Mokrysz’s Wednesday morning report
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Wednesday Digest by Meg Fluharty on Thursday, 24th July 2014 at 2:06 PM
Meg Fluharty’s Wednesday morning report
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Tuesday Digest by Suzi Gage on Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 at 4:42 PM
Suzi Gage attended the post-doctoral symposium and the award winner’s oral sessions on Tuesday. Here are her thoughts.
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Tuesday Digest by Meg Fluharty on Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 at 4:35 PM
On Tuesday, Meg Fluharty attended the ‘Chicken and Egg’ morning session, and ‘Understanding Cognition and Emotion’
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Tuesday Digest by Michael Dalili on Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 at 4:00 PM
Michael Dalili attended the symposium on genetic pathways in psychosis, and the short orals session on developing depression
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Tuesday Digest by Claire Mokrysz on Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 at 2:11 PM
Claire Mokrysz attended a session on cannabinoids, and reports on Tuesday’s poster session.
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Monday Digest by Meg Fluharty on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 at 3:15 PM
Meg's report on the symposium on ADHD and obesity, and the Plenary Mental Health Session
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Monday Digest by Claire Mokrysz on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 at 3:11 PM
Claire's report on Monday’s poster session, and David Nutt’s fascinating guest lecture “40 years of BAP – a lifetime of psychopharmacology”
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Monday Digest by Michael Dalili on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 at 3:00 PM
Trainees’ Workshop; Symposium on predictors of clinical response in depression; Satellite Symposium hosted by Sunovion
BAP Summer Meeting 2014 - Sunday Digest on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 at 10:48 AM
Michael Dalili attended the Special Session on Sunday, on new approaches to treating depression. Here’s what he thought.
Fitzwilliam Museum restoration completed in time for BAP Summer Meeting on Thursday, 10th July 2014 at 5:34 PM
Fitzwilliam museum has been restored to it's former glory just in time for our reception.
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BAP CPD iPad App Now Available on Tuesday, 17th June 2014 at 10:54 AM
The British Association for Psychopharmacology CPD Resource App is now available to download from iTunes.
Click here for more information and to download the app.
BAP at Cheltenham Science Festival on Thursday, 3rd April 2014 at 1:28 PM
Ciara McCabe will be speaking at this year's Cheltenham Science Festival, discussing 'Food on the Brain' with Phil Burnet
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Anxiety Guidelines Updated on Monday, 31st March 2014 at 12:08 PM
Updated BAP Guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of Anxiety Disorders are now available for download
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ADHD Guidelines Updated on Tuesday, 18th February 2014 at 11:29 AM
Updated BAP Guidelines for the pharmacological management of ADHD are now available for download
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CNS drug development in Europe — Past progress and future challenges on Tuesday, 4th February 2014 at 12:37 PM
A review by Professor David Nutt and Jim Attridge in Neurobiology of Disease, Volume 61, January 2014, Pages 6–20. Free for one month.
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The Dangerous Professor - Science Magazine on Friday, 31st January 2014 at 1:41 PM
Professor David Nutt appears in Science Magazine talking about his work on a safe alternative to alcohol.
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NIH appoints Dr George Koob as Director of NIAAA on Wednesday, 29th January 2014 at 2:56 PM
NIH appoints Dr George Koob as Director of NIAAA
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2015 Summer Meeting Call for Symposia Proposals on Tuesday, 28th January 2014 at 2:58 PM
A major topic at BAP Council meetings is planning the symposium programme for the Summer Meeting, which is the showcase event for the BAP.
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Guiding Principles for Behavioural Laboratory Animal Science on Wednesday, 27th November 2013 at 3:21 PM
Guiding Principles for Behavioural Laboratory Animal Science has been published on the website.
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Professor David Nutt awarded 2013 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science on Wednesday, 6th November 2013 at 12:41 PM
Professor David Nutt has been awarded the international prize for courage in promoting science and evidence on a matter of public interest.
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Prof Barbara Sahakian and Muzaffer Kaser discuss blood tests for suicide risk on Friday, 30th August 2013 at 10:30 AM
A new study has suggested that it may be possible to develop blood tests for suicide by identifying biomarkers in the blood.
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The BAP Summer Meeting 2013 – The EUSARNAD perspective from Carlotta Palazzo on Tuesday, 20th August 2013 at 3:20 PM
Review of the 2013 BAP Summer Meeting by EUSARNAD (European and South African Research Network in Anxiety Disorders) member Carlotta Palazzo
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Carmine Pariante talks to BBC Radio 4 about depression in pregnancy on Friday, 16th August 2013 at 11:00 AM
Carmine Pariante is interviewed on BBC Radio 4 about depression in pregnancy.
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Barbara Sahakian talks to BBC Radio 4 about Ritalin increase on Thursday, 15th August 2013 at 11:42 AM
Barbara Sahakian interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today programme about the 50% increase in Ritalin prescriptions.
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BAP 2013 Summer Meeting – Wednesday Digest on Thursday, 1st August 2013 at 11:22 AM
Summary of Wednesday's events at the BAP 2013 Summer Meeting, by Suzi Gage.
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BAP 2013 Summer Meeting – Tuesday Digest on Wednesday, 31st July 2013 at 10:53 AM
Summary of Tuesday's events at the BAP 2013 Summer Meeting, by Suzi Gage.
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BAP 2013 Summer Meeting – Monday Digest on Tuesday, 30th July 2013 at 11:18 AM
Summary of Monday's events at the BAP 2013 Summer Meeting, by Suzi Gage.
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Science Media Centre News Briefing - The true cost of brain disorders on Friday, 26th July 2013 at 11:45 AM
Professor Naomi Fineberg, Professor David Nutt and Professor Barbara Sahakian discuss the cost of brain disorders in the UK.
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Professor Ian Reid on the use of ECT on Wednesday, 24th July 2013 at 4:08 PM
Professor Ian Reid talks to the BBC on the risk and benefits of ECT use in modern medicine.
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Professor Barbara Sahakian on the correlation between physical and mental health on Wednesday, 29th May 2013 at 5:16 PM
Professor Barbara Sahakian warns against 'smart drugs' in a talk at this year's Hay Festival
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Professor Barbara Sahakian is interiewed on The Forum on Sunday, 7th April 2013 at 12:50 PM
Professor Barbara Sahakian is interviewed on The Forum, as part of the BBC World Service's 'What if' season.
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Dr Andrew Mayers on Children's Sleep Workshops on Thursday, 14th March 2013 at 1:40 PM
Dr Andrew Mayers holds children's sleep workshops in various schools in the Bournemouth area
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Professor Barbara Sahakian on the correlation between physical and mental health on Friday, 1st March 2013 at 11:45 AM
Professor Barbara Sahakian presents her latest findings on the correlation between physical and mental health
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Ciaran Regan collaborates on book, 'Intoxication and Society' on Thursday, 21st February 2013 at 11:10 AM
The book is an amalgamation of four areas of expertise - law, history, sociology and neuropharmacology, published by Palgrave Macmillan
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Marie-Christine Pardon of the University of Nottingham releases study on exercise and Alzheimer's on Friday, 1st February 2013 at 4:46 PM
Researchers identify stress hormone produced during moderate exercise that may protect the brain from memory changes related to Alzheimer's.
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Carmine Pariante leads study to find why antidepressants work better for some on Friday, 1st February 2013 at 1:32 PM
Biological markers in the blood should help doctors match patients to the best type of treatment for depression.
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SAGE Insight: on Friday, 11th January 2013 at 11:40 AM
The unsuccessful antidepressant drug discovery process indicates a catastrophic systems failure
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Barbara Sahakian cited in Daily Mail 'Super Woman pill' article on Thursday, 10th January 2013 at 3:21 PM
Barbara Sahakian is cited in an article in the Daily Mail about a 'Super Woman' pill, Adderall
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Jeff Nye interviewed in Nature Biotechnology on Wednesday, 9th January 2013 at 2:12 PM
Co-opted BAP council member Jeff Nye is interviewed in an article for Nature Biotechnology about academic/industry partnership.
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Marcus Munafo and Suzi Gage present at ResearchFest on Friday, 4th January 2013 at 11:04 AM
TARG’s Suzi Gage and Marcus Munafo (BAP Council member) gave a talk about tobacco and cannabis use as part of ResearchFest
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Professor Barbara Sahakian talks about a recent study in children on Thursday, 6th December 2012 at 12:14 PM
Professor Barbara Sahakian is cited in the press, talking about a recent study into mental health screening in children.
Barbara Sahakian and Mitul Mehta on BBC Two on Wednesday, 5th December 2012 at 11:36 AM
Barbara Sahakian and Mitul Mehta appeared on BBC 2's Dara O'Briain's Science Club on 4th December.
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Joint Academies Report on human enhancement and the future of work on Friday, 9th November 2012 at 3:50 PM
Barbara is cited in various media concerning the Report of a joint Academies workshop on ‘Human enhancement and the future of work’
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Professor Barbara Sahakian on drug-testing students before exams on Thursday, 8th November 2012 at 11:41 AM
Professor Barbara Sahakian talks about the possibility of drug-testing students before exams.
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Professor Barbara Sahakian talks about smart drugs on Wednesday, 7th November 2012 at 11:30 AM
Professor Barbara Sahakian talks about smart drugs such as Modafinil.
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Professor Barbara Sahakian celebrated on Ada Lovelace Day on Friday, 19th October 2012 at 11:31 AM
The Institute of Psychiatry marked Ada Lovelace Day by creating a podcast of staff and students celebrating STEM women who inspired them.
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David Nutt on The Life Scientific on Friday, 21st September 2012 at 11:29 AM
Professor David Nutt was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's The Life Scientific on Tuesday 18th September at 9.30pm.
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Barbara Sahakian in Wired Magazine on Wednesday, 12th September 2012 at 11:29 AM
Barbara Sahakian appears in October's edition of Wired magazine. Look out for Barbara on page 47 'The Big Question'
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Carmine Pariante talks about stress and pregnancy on Tuesday, 31st July 2012 at 11:03 AM
Carmine Pariante has been cited in an article in the Daily Mail - Read Article
Nora Volkow talks about food and the brain on Friday, 27th July 2012 at 11:03 AM
Nora Volkow has been cited in an article in the Daily Mail - Read Article
Latest Governance Panel Report now online on Wednesday, 18th July 2012 at 1:06 PM
The latest Governance Panel Report is now online. Go to The Association > Governance Panel to view.
Barbara Sahakian on BBC Radio 4 on Friday, 13th July 2012 at 3:46 PM
Barbara Sahakian was recently interviewed in The Life Scientific on BBC Radio 4. Listen to the interview at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01j5j2
Dr. Nora Volkow to be interviewed at BAP Summer Meeting on Wednesday, 4th July 2012 at 2:19 PM
RTE's What's Ireland Eating will travel to the Harrogate to interview the US expert on addiction, Dr. Nora Volkow, at the BAP Summer Meeting
Latest Consensus Guidelines on Substance Misuse Now Online on Thursday, 7th June 2012 at 3:44 PM
The latest consensus guidelines on substance misuse are now available online
BAP at Cheltenham Science Festival on Wednesday, 4th April 2012 at 12:08 PM
BAP will be conducting two sessions at the Cheltenham Science Festival on The Depressed Brain and Mental Health: Genes or Environment?
Master in Affective Neuroscience AFN on Thursday, 22nd March 2012 at 10:39 AM
The AFN is a postgraduate joint degree program from the Universities of Maastricht and Florence, with an emphasis on affective neuroscience.
in vivo Training Initiative Applications Now Open on Wednesday, 21st March 2012 at 1:19 PM
BAP is delighted to announce the 2012 round of its successful funding initiative to encourage and support pre-clinical research in the UK.
A plan for mental illness on Thursday, 8th March 2012 at 1:20 PM
Thomas R. Insel and Barbara J. Sahakian describe what the next decade of mental-health drug development should look like.
Lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD, for alcoholism: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on Wednesday, 7th March 2012 at 5:03 PM
Assessments of lysergic acid diethylamide LSD in the treatment of alcoholism have not been based on quantitative meta-analysis.
2012 BAP Cambridge Cognition Award on Wednesday, 15th February 2012 at 11:24 AM
An exciting new Award is announced of £500 to reward translational approaches in Psychopharmacology.
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN for the 2012 L'Oreal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women In Science fellowships on Wednesday, 15th February 2012 at 11:20 AM
Dedicated UK and Ireland For Women In Science Fellowship Programme for women scientists at postdoctoral level.
Pre-clinical Certificate Module 3: Experimental Design 1: Statistics and Experimental Design on Wednesday, 4th January 2012 at 2:52 PM
Registration is now open.
Congratulations to Professor Trevor Robbins on Tuesday, 3rd January 2012 at 10:44 AM
Professor Trevor Robbins President of BAP 1996-1998, was awarded Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to medical research.
2011 BAP Summer Meeting Plenary Session on Friday, 26th August 2011 at 1:06 PM
Online CPD on Friday, 20th May 2011 at 1:37 PM
Pioneering treatment could help people with severe depression on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 at 6:03 PM
BAP correspondence with The Rt Hon David Willetts MP on UK pharma closure on Tuesday, 9th November 2010 at 2:24 PM
2010 invivo Training Initiative reports on Friday, 29th October 2010 at 5:55 PM
Press Release for 2010 BAP consensus statement on evidence-based treatment of insomnia, parasomnias on Wednesday, 29th September 2010 at 1:11 PM
2010 BAP Summer Meeting Press Releases on Wednesday, 29th September 2010 at 12:47 PM
InVivoStat Statistical Analysis on Monday, 23rd August 2010 at 1:19 PM
Information for the Public on Wednesday, 4th August 2010 at 10:15 PM
Review of Mental Health Research on Monday, 5th July 2010 at 11:53 AM
BAP sponsor sold out ‘BIPOLAR’ event at Cheltenham Science Festival on Tuesday, 22nd June 2010 at 3:17 PM
BAP sponsored Cheltenham Science Festival event on Wednesday, 19th May 2010 at 3:53 PM
Call for Editor-in-Chief; Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology on Wednesday, 12th May 2010 at 11:49 AM
invivo training initiative reports on Wednesday, 2nd December 2009 at 3:54 PM
Letter to the Home Secretary on Thursday, 5th November 2009 at 12:33 PM
BAP Summer Meeting Press Release on Wednesday, 29th July 2009 at 2:30 AM
BAP Summer Meeting Press Release on Monday, 27th July 2009 at 1:01 AM
BAP Mentoring Scheme on Wednesday, 17th June 2009 at 11:15 PM
BAP Press Release on Wednesday, 17th June 2009 at 11:04 PM
BAP in vivo Training Initiative on Friday, 1st May 2009 at 2:48 PM
Summer Meeting Deadlines on Thursday, 26th March 2009 at 9:15 PM
Pre-clinical Certificate Module 1 open for booking on Wednesday, 25th March 2009 at 5:10 PM
Pre-clinical Certificate Bursaries on Tuesday, 24th March 2009 at 12:06 PM
New Consensus Guideline on Wednesday, 21st January 2009 at 11:09 AM
BAP Bursaries on Tuesday, 20th January 2009 at 11:08 AM
BAP Website Redesigned on Saturday, 10th January 2009 at 4:52 PM
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