George Kunos, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Director

George Kunos, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Director


Mission Statement:

1. Provides Scientific, program, and administrative leadership for the Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research;

2. promotes an environment conducive to productive research; and

3. coordinates activities, establishes priorities, and analyzes and evaluates progress.

Staff: 

Name Title E-Mail Phone
George Kunos, MD/PhD Scientific Director gkunos@mail.nih.gov 301.443.2069
Kim Bochniak Secretary kboch@niaaa.nih.gov 301.443.1234
Emily Kirby Secretary

kirbyemily@mail.nih.gov

301.443.9643

 

NIAAA Board of Scientific Counselors

The Board of Scientific Counselors is comprised of eminent scientists with expertise in alcohol research and related areas of scientific endeavor. Employed outside of NIH, they periodically convene to review the quality of NIAAA intramural science and scientists and advise the Scientific Director. NIAAA is most appreciative of their efforts.
 

 Board Members   [Terms conclude in the year designated in brackets.]
 

CHAIRPERSON

Nagy, Laura E., Ph.D.          [2020]
Professor
Department of Pathobiology
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Pathobiology
Cleveland, OH
https://www.lerner.ccf.org/pathobio/nagy/ 
 

MEMBERS

De Araujo, Ivan E., Ph.D.          [2021]
Associate Professor
John B. Pierce Laboratory
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
http://jbpierce.org/faculty/ivan-de-araujo-dphil/
 

Mitchell, Mack C., Jr., M.D.          [2021]
Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
http://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/124226/mack-mitchell.html
 

Nestler, Eric J., M.D., Ph.D.          [2020]
Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience
Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Friedman Brain Institute
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/eric-j-nestler
 

Ntambi, James M., Ph.D.          [2018]
Steenbock Professor of Biochemistry and
Nutritional Sciences
Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI
https://biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/ntambi
 

Ron, Dorit, Ph.D.         [2020]
Endowed Chair
Professor in Residence
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
http://aarg.ucsf.edu/dorit-ron
 

Serhan, Charles Nicholas, Ph.D.         [2018]
Simon Gelman Professor of Anesthesia
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Department Anesthesiology, Perioperative
and Pain Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
https://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/bbs/fac/Serhan.php
 

Valenzuela, C. Fernando, M.D., Ph.D.          [2020]
Regents' Professor
Department of Neurosciences
School of Medicine
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque, NM
http://hsc.unm.edu/nmarc/directory/researcher-profiles/fernando-valenzue...
 

 

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Kunos, George, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director
National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Rockville, MD