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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Join NIAAA and the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) for a Twitter chat in recognition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day

9/9 at 1 p.m. ET

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Every day, resilient Americans with substance use disorders summon extraordinary courage and strength and commit to living healthy and productive lives through recovery. From big cities to small towns to Indian Country, substance use...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The brain disease model of addiction is strongly supported by scientific evidence, according to a commentary published today in The Lancet Psychiatry by NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow and NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hear an interview with Dr. Robert Huebner, Director of the Division of Treatment and Recovery Research at NIAAA in this YouTube video and...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Follow @NIAAAnews and @NIDANews on Twitter this Friday 7/17, at 1pm ET for a chat on how marijuana and alcohol impair your driving.

Join the chat...

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
At the June 10th meeting of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a proposal to establish a new Division of Medications Development within the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) was announced...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don’t...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On March 25, 2015, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta (middle) met with NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob (right) in the laboratory of Dr. Lorenzo Leggio (left).

Dr. Leggio is chief of the Section on Clinical...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) has selected David Goldman, M.D., of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to receive the Distinguished Researcher Award. This award recognizes a...

Monday, June 15, 2015

NIAAA Spectrum is an online Webzine published by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It features the latest news from the alcohol research field, infographics, and interviews with NIAAA staff and researchers from the field....

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