About this event

  • Date and time Thu 11 Mar 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Psychiatry

This free public engagement webinar by Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes will inform attendees about the neuroscience of addiction and its relevance to social policy.

This flagship event in the Psychiatry Section’s programme on “Psychiatry in Dialogue with Neuroscience, Medicine and Society” is now in webinar form, making it more easily accessible for all to attend.

 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

 

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 11 March 2021.

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Key speakers

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes, Professor of Addiction Biology, Head Division of Psychiatry, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker's biography

Anne Lingford-Hughes is Professor of Addiction Biology at Imperial College and Head, Division of Psychiatry. She is also a Consultant Psychiatrist with a particular interest in pharmacological treatments of addiction at Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust. She graduated in medicine from Oxford University, completed her PhD at Cambridge University, and trained in psychiatry at The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals and Institute of Psychiatry. Her research has focused on using neuroimaging, pharmacological and behavioural challenges to characterize the neurobiology of addiction to improve relapse prevention. She has contributed to NICE guidelines and led British Association for Psychopharmacology’s guidelines about the pharmacological management of substance misuse and addiction and comorbidity with psychiatric disorders. She is currently Chair of the Academic Faculty of Royal College of Psychiatrists and Professional Liaison Officer, British Neuroscience Association.

Agenda

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Introduction - psychiatry in dialogue with neuroscience medicine and society

Professor George Ikkos, Director, Psychiatry in Dialogue with Neuroscience Medicine and Society, Psychiatry Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Can neuroscience influence national policy on the addictions and should it?

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes, Professor of Addiction Biology, Head Division of Psychiatry, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Question and answer session
Vote of thanks

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, President, Psychiatry Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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