Chairman, Dr. Bankole Johnson, Selected to Deliver 5th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Published: May 17, 2013

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADial Pharmaceuticals announced today that its Chairman, Bankole A. Johnson, D.Sc., M.D., was selected by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a unit of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to deliver the 5th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture Series was established as a tribute to Dr. Jack Mendelson, who has made remarkable scientific contributions to the field of clinical alcohol research. The purpose of the Lecture Series is to highlight clinical/human research in the alcohol field by an investigator who has made significant and long-term contributions to the understanding of alcoholism susceptibility, the effects of alcohol on the brain and other organs, and the prevention and treatment of alcohol use disorders. The title of Dr. Johnson's lecture is "Personalizing the Treatment of Alcoholism" and the lecture will be held at the Lipsett Amphitheater on the NIH campus.

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