New and Noteworthy

Thursday, September 18, 2014

See the latest issue of our webzine at www.spectrum.niaaa.nih.gov -- featuring articles on NIAAA’s National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA) study and NIH’s multi-...

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Now on Youtube: "The Impact of Alcoholism on Family Members and Friends -- Al-Anon Interviews Dr. George Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism"

Watch online at...

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Join us on Sept. 9, International FASD Awareness Day, for a Twitter Chat on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). 

UPDATE: The chat has been archived...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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—...

Thursday, August 7, 2014

On September 2, NIAAA will host a one-day workshop/webinar. The purpose is to highlight recent progress in the understanding of neuroimmune mechanisms contributing to brain function and alcohol dependence.

The...

Monday, July 14, 2014

Dr. Ulrike Heberlein visited the NIH Campus on May 7 to present the NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture on “Drosophila as a Model for Alcoholism: An Interplay of Nature and Nurture.” Dr. Heberlein is scientific director and lab head at the Howard...

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued the folllowing notice: "Request for Information (RFI): National Longitudinal Study of Neurodevelopmental Consequences of Substance Use."
Notice Number:...

Friday, June 13, 2014

Alcohol blackouts, treatment options, and more news and features are available at www.spectrum.niaaa.nih.gov.

 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Research Society on Alcoholism has selected NIAAA deputy director Dr. Kenneth R. Warren to receive the RSA Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes a person with a long, balanced career whose contributions to alcohol research,...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is pleased to announce that  Bernice Porjesz, Ph.D., will present the 2014 Jack Mendelson, M.D., Honorary...

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