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Congressional Testimony

Statement by Ting-Kai Li, M.D., Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health...

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Pregnant womanAlcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States. Each year thousands...

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NIAAA is made up of five Divisions and four offices. An organizational chart is available here.

 

Office of the Director,...

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How do genes influence alcoholism?

Alcoholism often seems to run in families, and we may hear about scientific studies of an “alcoholism gene.” Genetics certainly influence our likelihood of developing alcoholism, but the...

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On September 23 and 24, 2008, the Work Group on Women, Drinking, and Pregnancy of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (ICCFAS), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the American Legacy...

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Alcohol Research: Current Reviews is NIAAA's peer-reviewed scientific journal, published three times a year (formerly Alcohol Research and Health). Please click on the desired publication for full text. To order printed editions of...

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About the Underage Drinking Research Initiative

The Underage Drinking Research Initiative (UDRI) is a key program of NIAAA. The goal of this initiative is to better understand the factors that compel youth to begin...

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April 23-24, 1998 • Ramada Inn • Bethesda, Maryland

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The Seattle Pregnancy and Health Program: A Demonstration Grant to Prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and...

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