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October 21, 2016

NIAAA is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael E. Charness will deliver a lecture on “Neurodevelopment and Alcohol: From Cell Adhesion to Cell Phones” at this fall’s Mark Keller Honorary Lecture.

Please mark your calendars for this event:...


New & Noteworthy
October 07, 2016
November 11, 2016, 8:30am - 5:30pm San Diego Convention Center, Room 7; San Diego, California Visit the Web site Summary The theme of this year’s...


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October 05, 2016

NIAAA hosted a Twitter chat with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) on October 6, 2016 at 12:30pm. # AlcoholChat

You can access the chat at...


News Release
September 29, 2016

NIH-funded multi-site clinical trial suggests that smokers may also benefit

A new medication that targets part of the brain’s stress system may help reduce alcohol use in people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to a...


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September 16, 2016

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New & Noteworthy
September 16, 2016
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online at . Among other...


New & Noteworthy
September 13, 2016
More than 10,000 children will participate in study of brain, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child...


New & Noteworthy
September 07, 2016

Alcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States. Each year thousands of children are born with life-long disabilities because they were exposed to alcohol prenatally. On...


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September 06, 2016
As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime.

Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath—...


New & Noteworthy
September 01, 2016
Every day, millions of Americans prove that recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders is possible -- yet at the same time, millions more are struggling with the disease of addiction. These individuals are our family members, friends, and...