New and Noteworthy

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) jointly convened a Consensus Panel on New and Emerging Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders and...
Monday, May 18, 2015

A pilot study of a smartphone-based intervention found that the mobile app helped people with an alcohol use disorder to reduce their alcohol consumption. The pilot program was supported in part by a grant from the National Institute on Alcohol...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

April is Alcohol Awareness Month – a good time to learn more about how alcohol use impacts your health and examine your own drinking habits. Bring your health-related questions and come chat with an NIAAA expert.

*The archived chat...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Alcohol Research: Current Reviews (ARCR), NIAAA's peer-reviewed, scientific journal, is getting a new look. The redesigned home page features a one-stop resource with a new...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has issued the “Wearable Alcohol Biosensor” Challenge in the search for a wearable or otherwise discreet device capable of measuring blood alcohol levels in real time.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Featuring the latest news from the alcohol research field, infographics, and interviews with NIAAA staff and grantees...

The Intramural Division--A Core Component of NIAAA's Research Program
As the lead Federal...

Monday, February 9, 2015

About 71% of U.S. adults drink alcohol. Many commonly prescribed medications can interact with alcohol, including drugs to treat depression, diabetes, and high blood pressure. 

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

This month the web site of the Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH, or CRAN, debuts a new blog.  In the current post, NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob writes about “...

Monday, February 2, 2015

The National Institutes of Health will hold the third Joint Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Cancer Advisory Board, and the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse.

  • When: Wednesday...

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