Briefs for Warren K. Bickel

  • Warren Bickel and Stephen LaConte awarded grant to study self-control therapies

    The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has received a five-year, $2.8-million grant to study interventions aimed at enhancing self-control among problem drinkers.

  • Warren Bickel and Pearl Chiu join in on the conversation about addiction

    Warren Bickel, director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and Pearl Chiu, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, talked with May Lily Lee, host of Virginia Conversations on WVTF Public Radio, about their research on addiction on September 20, 2013.

  • Warren Bickel wins major grant for smoking cessation research

    Warren Bickel, an internationally recognized addiction expert at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a $3.2-million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for research on improving self-control in smokers seeking to quit cigarettes. The grant will provide between $573,000 and $716,000 a year over a five-year period to develop innovative new ways to enhance the smokers’ ability to abstain from acting on their nicotine cravings.

  • Warren Bickel to advise the FDA on tobacco product regulation

    Warren Bickel was recently appointed to the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • Warren Bickel honored with the Brady-Schuster Award

    Warren Bickel received the Brady-Schuster Award for outstanding behavioral science research in psychopharmacology and substance abuse.

  • Warren Bickel recognized as Scholar of the Week

    Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recognized as Scholar of the Week on the Virginia Tech research website on May 14, 2012. The Office of the Vice President for Research gives the honor to Virginia Tech faculty members who are doing outstanding work in their fields. The goal of the program is to recognize individuals while also telling people about research and scholarly activities at the university.

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