Dear Colleagues and Friends,
This is the first time ISAM annual conference is being held in the Gulf region, in the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi. We invite you all to come and enjoy the Arab hospitality and the state of the art science of addiction medicine conference. ISAM 2017 promises to be a wonderful cultural and scientific exchange.
"New frontiers" is the focus of the meeting where recent scientific discoveries in the field of addiction will be highlighted, as well as challenges facing the Middle East as it confronts the new reality of addiction among its youth. The scientific presentations will address global and local issues so that the exchange of knowledge will be effortless and immediate. This year the conference will also have expert panel sessions and a forum for the public to allow for learning, exchange between clinicians who are deeply versed in research methods and the public to gain the most from the conference. Topics that will be presented include recent findings in: etiology, prevention, neurobiology & genetics of addictions, behavioral addictions, pharmacological interventions, special populations and drug courts and many other relevant topics.
I am very pleased and honoured in welcoming you all to Abu Dhabi for the 19th ISAM Annual meeting.
H.E. Dr. Hamad Al Ghaferi
MBBS, MPH, PhD Conference President Director General NRC
Fore more information, visit the link: http://www.isam2017abudhabi.ae/