Office of the Director

George Koob, Director
Kenneth Warren, Deputy Director
Vivian Faden, Associate Director for Behavioral Research
Keith Lamirande, Executive Officer/Associate Director for Administration
Patricia Powell, Associate Director for Scientific Initiatives


Office of Extramural Activities

Abraham Bautista

  • Committee Management and National Advisory Council: Abraham Bautista 
  • Extramural Project Review Branch:  Ranga Srinivas  
  • Grants Management Branch:  Judy Fox

Office of Science Policy and Communications

Vivian Faden

  • Communications and Public Liaison Branch:  Fred Donodeo (Acting)
  • Science Policy Branch: Bridget Williams-Simmons

Office of Resource Management

Keith Lamirande 

  • Administrative Services Branch:  Patricia  Scullion
  • Ethics and Management Analysis Branch:  Amy Matush 
  • Financial Management Branch :  Judit O’Connor
  • Information Technology Branch:  Jonathan Folkers

Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research:   George Kunos, Director

  • Office of Laboratory Animal Science (OLAS):  Andrea Barnes
  • Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies (LCTS):   Markus Heilig
  • Laboratory of Behavioral and Genomic Neuroscience (LBGN): Andrew Holmes
  • Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biometry (LEB):  Bridget Grant
  • Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience (LIN):  David Lovinger
  • Laboratory of Liver Diseases (LLD):  Bin Gao
  • Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics (LMBB):  Klaus Gawrisch
  • Laboratory of Metabolic Control (LMC):  Richard Veech
  • Laboratory of Molecular Physiology (LMP):  Stephen Ikeda
  • Laboratory of Molecular Signaling:  Hee-Yong Kim
  • Laboratory of Neurogenetics (LNG):  David Goldman
  • Laboratory of Neuroimaging (LNI):  Nora Volkow
  • Laboratory of Physiologic Studies (LPS):  George Kunos
  • Chemical Biology Research Branch (joint lab with NIDA): Kenner Rice

Division of Treatment and Recovery Research:    Robert Huebner (Acting)

Division of Metabolism and Health Effects:   Gary Murray (Acting)

Division of Neuroscience and Behavior:   Antonio Noronha

Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research:   Ralph Hingson

  • Trans-Divisional Research Emphasis and Resource Development Teams  (Under Office of the Director, Division of Neuroscience and Behavior, Division of Metabolism and Health Effects, Division of Treatment and Recovery Research, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research and Division of Intramural Clinical and Basic Research)
    • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
    • Informatics and Computation/Systems Biology
    • Genes and Environment
    • Mechanisms of Behavior Change
    • International Research
    • Biomarkers
    • Medications Development
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Underage Drinking
    • Centers and Training Working Group
    • Health Disparities

Updated: June 2014