Updates in Substance Use disorders

                                                   Moderators: Dr. Ramzi Haddad and Dr. Charles Yaacoub

15:30 – 16:00 Neurocognitive and neurostructural consequences of chronic opioid use
Alexander Baldacchino, M.D.
16:00 – 16:20 The burden of mental and substance use disorders in the EMR: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2016 Study
Raghid Charara, M.D.
16:20 – 16:40 Substance abuse and Mood disorders
Mohammad Al Suwaidan, M.D.
16:40 – 17:00 Opioid replacement therapy and the Lebanese experience
Joseph El Khoury, M.D.,MRCPsych
17:00 – 17:20 Opioid epidemic and chronic pain: Regional experience
Ghassan Kanazi, M.D.
17:20 – 17:40 Opioid prescription issues and delivering a chronic pain and dependency clinic
 Alexander Baldacchino, M.D.
17:40 – 18:00 Pharmacogenomics in addiction
Nathalie Zgheib, Ph.D.