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Scientific Paper Award: list of shortlisted papers

Lisbon, 24.09.2012

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Basic biological, neurobiological and behavioural research shortlist

  1. Traute Demirakca, Alexander Sartorius, Gabriele Ende, Nadja Meyer, Helga Welzel, Gisela Skopp, Karl Mann, Derik Hermann, 'Diminished gray matter in the hippocampus of cannabis users: possible protective effects of cannabidiol' in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 114 (2011) 242–245 – primary author invited to award ceremony in Lisbon
  2. Derik Hermann, Ulrich Frischknecht, Milena Heinrich, Mareen Hoerst, Christian Vollmert, Sabine Vollstädt-Klein, Nuran Tunc-Skarka, Falk Kiefer, Karl Mann & Gabriele Ende, 'MR spectroscopy in opiate maintenance therapy: association of glutamate with the number of previous withdrawals in the anterior cingulate cortex' in Addiction Biology, 2012 May;17(3):659-67
  3. Michael Soyka, Claudia Limmer, Robert Lehnert, Gabriele Koller, Gabriele Martin, Heinrich Küfner, S. Kagerer, and Annina Haberthür, 'A comparison of cognitive function in patients under maintenance treatment with heroin, methadone, or nuprenorphone and healthy controls: an open pilot study' in The American Journal of drug and Alcohol Abuse, early Online: 1–12, 2011
  4. Tibor M. Brunt, Maarten W. Koeter, Raymond J. M. Niesink & Wim van den Brink, 'Linking the pharmacological content of ecstasy tablets to the subjective experiences of drug users' in Psychopharmacology, early online: 13 October 2011

Population based and epidemiology shortlist

  1. Katy M. E. Turner, Sharon Hutchinson, Peter Vickerman, Vivian Hope, Noel Craine, Norah Palmateer, Margaret May, Avril Taylor, Daniela De Angelis, Sheila Cameron, John Parry, Margaret Lyons, David Goldberg, Elizabeth Allen & Matthew Hickman, 'The impact of needle and syringe provision and opiate substitution therapy on the incidence of hepatitis C virus in injecting drug users: pooling of UK evidence' in Addiction 106, 1978–1988 – primary author invited to award ceremony in Lisbon
  2. Jane Mounteney, Mark Stoove & Siren Haugland, 'Monitoring emerging drug trends: psychometrics and validity in earlier warning systems' in Addiction Research and Theory February 2011; 19(1): 32–39
  3. Michael Soyka, Anna Träder, Jens Klotsche, Markus Backmund, Gerhard Bühringer, Jürgen Rehm, Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, 'Six-year mortality rates of patients in methadone and buprenorphine maintenance therapy - results from a nationally representative cohort study' in Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Volume 31, Number 5, October 2011
  4. Adam R. Winstock, Luke R. Mitcheson, Paolo Deluca, Zoe Davey, Ornella Corazza & Fabrizio Schifano, 'Mephedrone, new kid for the chop?' in Addiction 106, 154–161
  5. Alexander L. N. van Nuijs, Jean-François Mougel, Isabela Tarcomnicu, Lieven Bervoets, Ronny Blust, Philippe G. Jorens, Hugo Neels and Adrian Covaci, 'A one year investigation of the occurrence of illicit drugs in wastewater from Brussels, Belgium' in Journal of Environment Monitoring 2011, 13, 1008

Demand and supply reduction shortlist

  1. Johanna Gripenberg Abdon, Eva Wallin & Sven Andréasson, 'Long-term effects of a community-based intervention: five year follow-up of "Clubs against Drugs' in Addiction 106, 1997–2004 – primary author invited to award ceremony in Lisbon
  2. Daniela Piontek, Ludwig Kraus, Stéphane Legleye & Gerhard Bühringer, 'The validity of DSM-IV cannabis abuse and dependence criteria in adolescents and the value of additional cannabis use indicators' in Addiction 106, 1035–1204
  3. Jens Reimer, Uwe Verthein, Anne Karow, Ingo Schäfer, Dieter Naber & Christian Haasen, 'Physical and mental health in severe opioid-dependent patients within a randomized controlled maintenance treatment trial' in Addiction 106, 1647–1655


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