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Markus Heilig, MD, PhD, Chief and Clinical Director
Office of the Chief, LCTS

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse...

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November 8, 2013, 8:30am – 5:30 pm
Room 24, San Diego Convention Center


8:30 am -  Welcome / Opening Remarks
                 Kenneth Warren, Ph.D....

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NIAAA Strategic Plan

The NIAAA Strategic Plan outlines the broad principles that will guide NIAAA’s alcohol research studies through 2014, and describes research opportunities which will...

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Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” or AUD. Approximately 7.2 percent or 17 million adults in the United States ages 18 and older had an AUD in 2012. This includes 11.2 million men and 5.7...

Advisory Council Minutes

Summary of the 123rd Meeting

February 3-4, 2010

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) convened for its 123rd meeting at 3:00 p.m. on February 3, 2010, at the Fishers Lane...

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Treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) includes behavioral treatments such as mutual support groups and individual therapy, as well as pharmaceutical treatments. Often these are used in combination.

Currently, there are three Food and...