In this Section
- Mission Statement
- Research Portfolio
- Projects & Initiatives
- Strategic Plan
- History of NIAAA
- 40th Anniversary
- Donations to NIAAA
- Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
- ICCFASD Spring Meeting
- Organization of ICCFASD
- Five-Year Reports and Strategic Plans
- Proceedings from Special Focus Workshops and Conferences
Guided by our mission to lead the nation’s research efforts on alcohol use disorder, NIAAA supports research conducted within the Institute, as well as in institutions around the world.
Extramural research is research conducted by organizations outside the NIH with NIH support through grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements.
NIAAA’s extramural research program comprises the following divisions:
Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research
Division of Metabolism and Health Effects
Division of Medications Development
Division of Neuroscience and Behavior
- Division of Treatment and Recovery Research
For additional information about the NIAAA Extramural Programs, Offices and Initiatives visit https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/research/extramural-research
The extramural portfolio supports both clinical and basic science research.
Clinical research comprises more than 30 percent of NIAAA’s extramural research, and includes programs in:
- Health Services
The laboratories and researchers housed within NIAAA seek to unravel the biological basis of alcohol use disorders and related problems, and to develop new strategies to prevent and treat these disorders.
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