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July 20, 2015

Carrying a gene variant that affects the release of a specific brain protein may put one at greater risk of developing an alcohol use disorder, according to the results of a recent animal study. The study was led by Professor Dorit Ron, PhD,...

 

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July 15, 2015

Follow @NIAAAnews and @NIDANews on Twitter this Friday 7/17, at 1pm ET for a chat on how marijuana and alcohol impair your driving.

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July 08, 2015
At the June 10th meeting of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a proposal to establish a new Division of Medications Development within the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) was announced. For...

 

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July 07, 2015

Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don’t...

 

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June 30, 2015

On March 25, 2015, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta (middle) met with NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob (right) in the laboratory of Dr. Lorenzo Leggio (left).

Dr. Leggio is chief of the Section on Clinical...

 

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June 25, 2015
A clinical trial investigating a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) was announced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The study will assess the safety and efficacy of gabapentin enacarbil (HORIZANT) in...

 

New & Noteworthy
June 23, 2015

The Research Society on Alcoholism ( RSA ) has selected David Goldman, M.D., of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to receive the Distinguished Researcher Award. This award recognizes a...

 

New & Noteworthy
June 15, 2015

NIAAA Spectrum is an online Webzine published by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It features the latest news from the alcohol research field, infographics, and interviews with NIAAA staff and researchers from the field....

 

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June 10, 2015

Jonathan Gibralter, Ph.D., president of Frostburg State University (FSU), received the Senator Harold Hughes Memorial Award today from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health....

 

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June 03, 2015

AUDs often untreated

Alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is the medical diagnosis for problem drinking that causes mild to severe distress or harm. A new study supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (...

 

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