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Join us for the 8th Biennial IDARS meeting in Nice, France

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September 26-30, 2022

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We are happy to announce the launch of our new journal, The Journal of Drug and Alcohol Research (JDAR).

View the latest Newsletter.

IDARS is an international scientific organization that promotes and fosters the research and collaboration of scientists around the world in the area of substances of abuse and addiction. Our focus is to foster research in molecular, cellular and systems biology and includes neuropharmacological, neurobehavioral, neurochemical and neuroanatomical themes.

The purposes of IDARS are scientific, educational and charitable. We strive to promote excellence in:                 

-advancing the understanding of drug abuse, substance abuse and addictions, including the part they play in behaviors of humans and in animal models

-bringing together scientists of varying backgrounds and disciplines within the field of drug abuse research

-integrating drug abuse research directed at all levels of biological organization and its translation to improvement in clinical prevention and treatment efforts

 -promoting education in the addiction sciences

-informing the general public on the results and implications of current research  in the addiction sciences

-promoting other activities that will contribute to the development of addiction sciences        


IDARS is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Tax deductable donations are greatly appreciated.  Donations can be submitted by credit card online, or checks made payable to IDARS (donations listed in memo) can be mailed to:          

Syed F. Ali

1809 Martha Drive

Little Rock, AR 72212


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