Scientific award 2017: winning and shortlisted articles

Basic biological, neurobiological and behavioural research shortlist

Cannaert, A., Storme, J., Franz, F., Auwärter, V., Stove, C.P. (2016), Detection and Activity Profiling of Synthetic Cannabinoids and Their Metabolites with a Newly Developed Bioassay. Analytical Chemistry, 88(23): 11476–11485.

Noori, H.R., Linan, A.C., Spanagel, R. (2016), Largely overlapping neuronal substrates of reactivity to drug, gambling, food and sexual cues: A comprehensive meta-analysis. European Neuropsychopharmacology 26(9): 1419–1430.

Papale, A., Morella, I.M., Indrigo, M.T., Bernardi, R.E., Marrone, L., Marchisella, F., Brancale, A., Spanagel, R., Brambilla, R., Fasano, S. (2016), Impairment of cocaine-mediated behaviours in mice by clinically relevant Ras-ERK inhibitors. eLife, 5:e17111.

Steuer, A.E., Schmidhauser, C., Tingelhoff, E.H., Schmid, Y., Rickli, A., Kraemer, T., Liechti, M.E. (2016), Impact of Cytochrome P450 2D6 Function on the Chiral Blood Plasma Pharmacokinetics of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) and Its Phase I and II Metabolites in Humans. PLOS ONE 11(3): e0150955.

Population-based and epidemiology research shortlist

Altice, F.L., Azbel, L., Stone, J., Brooks-Pollock, E., Smyrnov, P., Dvoriak, S., Taxman, F.S., El-Bassel, N., Martin, N.K., Booth, R., StÖver, H., Dolan, K., Vickerman, P. (2016), The perfect storm: incarceration and the high-risk environment perpetuating transmission of HIV, hepatitis C virus, and tuberculosis in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The Lancet 388(10050): 1228–1248.

Carrà, G., Johnson, S., Crocamo, C., Angermeyer, M.C., Brugha, T., Azorin, J., Toumi, M., Bebbington, P.E. (2016), Psychosocial functioning, quality of life and clinical correlates of comorbid alcohol and drug dependence syndromes in people with schizophrenia across Europe. Psychiatry Research 239: 301–307.

Legleye, S., Khlat, M., Mayet, A., Beck, F., Falissard, B., Chau, N., Peretti-Watel, P. (2016), From cannabis initiation to daily use: educational inequalities in consumption behaviours over three generations in France. Addiction 111(10) 1856–1866.

Raninen, J., Härkönen, J., Landberg, J. (2016), Long-term effects of changes in Swedish alcohol policy: can alcohol policies effective during adolescence impact consumption during adulthood?. Addiction 111(6): 1021–1026.

Taylor, M., Lees, R., Henderson, G., Lingford-Hughes, A., Macleod, J., Sullivan, J., Hickman, M. (2016), Comparison of Cannabinoids in hair with self-reported cannabis consumption in heavy, light and non-cannabis users. Drug and Alcohol REVIEW 36(2): 220–226.

Markets and drug cultures research shortlist

Soudijn, M., Reuter, P. (2016), Cash and carry: the high cost of currency smuggling in the drug trade. Crime, Law and Social Change 66(3): 271–290.

Pedersen, W., Sandberg, S., Copes, H. (2016), Destruction, fascination and illness: risk perceptions and uses of heroin and opiate maintenance treatment drugs. Health, Risk & Society 19(1-2): 74–79.

Demand reduction intervention research shortlist

Nuijten, M., Blanken, P., Wetering, B., Nuijen, B., Brink, W., Hendriks, V.M. (2016), Sustained-release dexamfetamine in the treatment of chronic cocaine-dependent patients on heroin-assisted treatment: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet 387(10034): 2226–2234.

Goorden, M., Schee, E., Hendriks, V.M., Roijen, L.H. (2016), Cost-effectiveness of multidimensional family therapy compared to cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents with a cannabis use disorder: Data from a randomized controlled trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 162: 154–161

Hoch, E., Preuss, U.W., Ferri, M., Simon, R. (2016), Digital Interventions for Problematic Cannabis Users in Non-Clinical Settings: Findings from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. European Addiction Research 22(5): 233–242.

Drug policy and suply reduction interventions research shortlist

Berridge, V. (2016), History and the future: Looking back to look forward? International Journal of Drug Policy 37: 117–121.