Scientific award 2016: winning and shortlisted articles

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Basic biological, neurobiological and behavioural research shortlist

Murray, J. E., Belin-Rauscent A, Simon M, Giuliano C, Benoit-Marand M, Everitt BJ, Belin D. (2015), Basolateral and central amygdala differentially recruit and maintain dorsolateral striatum-dependent cocaine-seeking habits. Nature Communications; 6:10088.

Castilla-Ortega, E., Blanco, E., Serrano, A., Ladrón de Guevara-Miranda, D., Pedraz, M., Estivill-Torrús, G., Pavón, F. J., Rodríguez de Fonseca, F., Santín, L. J., (2015), Pharmacological reduction of adult hippocampal neurogenesis modifies functional brain circuits in mice exposed to a cocaine conditioned place preference paradigm. Addiction Biology, 21: 575588.

Havranek, M. M., Vonmoos, M., Müller, C. P., Büetiger, J. R., Tasiudi, E., Hulka, L. M., Preller, K. H., Mössner, R., Grünblatt, E., Seifritz, E., Quednow, B. B. (2015), Serotonin transporter and tryptophan hydroxylase gene variations mediate working memory deficits of cocaine users. Neuropsychopharmacology, 40(13): 292937.

Vazquez-Sanroman, D., Leto, K., Cerezo-Garcia, M., Carbo-Gas, M., Sanchis-Segura, C., Carulli, D., Rossi, F., Miquel, M. (2015), The cerebellum on cocaine: plasticity and metaplasticity. Addiction Biology, 20: 941955.

Population-based and epidemiology research shortlist

Hatzakis, A., Sypsa, V., Paraskevis, D., Nikolopoulos, G., Tsiara, C., Micha, K., Panopoulos, A., Malliori, M., Psichogiou, M., Pharris, A., Wiessing, L., van de Laar, M., Donoghoe, M., Heckathorn, D. D., Friedman, S. R., Des Jarlais, D. C. (2015), Design and baseline findings of a large-scale rapid response to an HIV outbreak in people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece: the ARISTOTLE programme. Addiction, 110: 1453–1467.

Colell, E., Sánchez-Niubò, A., Delclos, G. L., Benavides, F. G., Domingo-Salvany, A. (2015), Economic crisis and changes in drug use in the Spanish economically active population. Addiction, 110: 1129–1137.

Néfau, T., Charpentier, E., Elyasmino, N., Duplessy-Garson, C., Levi, Y., Karolak, S. (2015), Drug analysis of residual content of used syringes: A new approach for improving knowledge of injected drugs and drug user practices. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(4): 412–419.

Origer, A., Le Bihan, E., Baumann, M. (2015), A social gradient in fatal opioids and cocaine related overdoses? PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125568.

Demand-reduction research shortlist

Brandt, L., Under, A., Moser, L., Fischer, G., Jagsch R. (2016), Opioid maintenance treatment  a call for a joint European quality care approach. European Addiction Research; 22: 36–51

Michel, L., Lions, C., Van Malderen, S., Schiltz J., Vanderplasschen, W., Holm, K., Kolind, T., Nava, F., Weltzien, N., Moser, A., Jauffret-Roustide, M., Maguet, O., Carrieri, P. M., Brentari, C., Stöver H. (2015), Insufficient access to harm reduction measures in prisons in 5 countries (PRIDE Europe): a shared European public health concern. BMC Public Health; 15:1093

Stevens, L., Verdejo-Garcia, A., Roeyers, H., Goudriaan, A. E., Vanderplasschen, W. (2015), Delay discounting, treatment motivation and treatment retention among substance-dependent individuals attending an inpatient detoxification program. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment; 49: 58–64.

Drug supply shortlist

Grundetjern, H. (2015), Women’s gender performances and cultural heterogeneity in the illegal drug economy. Criminology, 53: 253–279.

Drug policy shortlist

Mason, T., Sutton, M., Whittaker, W., McSweeney, T., Millar, T., Donmall, M., Jones, A., Pierce, M. (2015), The impact of paying treatment providers for outcomes: difference-in-differences analysis of the ‘payment by results for drugs recovery' pilot’. Addiction, 110: 1120–1128.