Presented by Mathieu Wimmer, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Temple University.
Join us for the first seminar in the series presented by Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD, Clinical Director, NIDA IRP.
With an urgent mission to address the alarming rise in drug overdose deaths, the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has announced plans to open the new Kahlert Institute for Addiction Medicine. It will be funded with a $10 million gift from the Maryland-based Kahlert Foundation with an additional $10 million provided by the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and $5 million from UMSOM to renovate research facilities on campus. UMSOM has committed to raise an additional $5 million in philanthropic donations for the Kahlert Institute.
Addressing an Epidemic: New University of Maryland Addiction Medicine Institute Seeks to Lower Drug Overdose Deaths – Baltimore Times, June 15, 2023
Kahlert Foundation gives UMSOM $10M for institute to fight addiction – The Daily Record, June 2, 2023
U. of Maryland medical school opens addiction research institute in Baltimore - Baltimore Banner, May 31, 2023
New UMD School of Medicine institute aims to change addiction treatment and prevention - Baltimore Sun, May 31, 2023
University of Maryland medical school launches $30M addiction research center - Baltimore Business Journal, May 31, 2023
Spurring Innovation in Addiction Treatment and Prevention – UMB News, May 31, 2023