New and Noteworthy

Friday, April 22, 2016
 
Presenter: Marlene Oscar Berman, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Research Scientist, Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
What: Meeting of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (ICCFASD) 
 
Where: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Terrace Level Conference Center,...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, NIAAA hosted a chat with the American Society of Addiction Medicine on April 7. 
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) has announced that Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., will receive the 2016 Early Career Investigator Award. Dr. Leggio is Chief of the Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and...
Monday, March 7, 2016

To streamline elements of its clinical trials program, the NIAAA Clinical Investigations Group (NCIG) recently turned to a technological innovation called Take Control.  A sophisticated computer-based alcohol intervention, Take Control proved...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

NIAAA and NIDA to have Institutional NRSA Applications Reviewed by a Common Panel of Experts beginning in 2016

In order to increase efficiency, broaden expertise, and enable functional integration of relevant...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online.  
 
Among other topics, the current installment features stories on--
 
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

It is now well accepted in pediatrics and obstetrics that prenatal alcohol is a teratogenic agent and the primary causative factor underlying fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), although for the majority of the 20th century that knowledge...

Saturday, February 6, 2016

We have long expected to see increasing substance use in middle and later life with the aging of baby boomers—a demographic that traditionally had a more relaxed attitude to substance use. A recent study funded by the National Institute on Aging...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

An estimated 3.3 million women between the ages of 15 and 44 years are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, sexually active, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy, according to the latest CDC...

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