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NIAAA funds wide-ranging extramural grants for research and training projects on alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, and other health effects of alcohol. The vast majority of NIAAA’s budget is devoted to supporting extramural research.

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To encourage careers in alcohol research, NIAAA has several training and employment opportunities for individuals:

  • A comprehensive list of NIAAA employment opportunities is available at the...
Congressional Testimony

National Institutes of Health

Statement by Enoch Gordis, M.D., Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

March 19, 1998...


Drug Facts Chat Day is an annual live online chat held between high school students and NIH scientists during National Drug Facts WeekSM.

Students from around the country ask the questions...

Advisory Council Minutes

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) convened for its 133rd meeting at 5:30 p.m. on June 12, 2013, at the Fishers Lane Conference Center in Rockville, Maryland. The Council met in closed session for a review of...

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Photo of Markus Heilig

Markus Heilig, MD, PhD, Chief
Section of Molecular Pathophysiology, LCTS

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse...

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Underage drinking is when anyone under the minimum legal drinking age of 21 drinks alcohol.

Underage drinking is a risk that attracts many developing adolescents and teens. When young people try alcohol, they often don’t realize the...

Advisory Council Minutes

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and...

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Primary Representatives


ICCFASD Chairperson

Kenneth R. Warren, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of...

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Material en español de fácil lectura para el público y para profesionales con una amplia gama de temas relacionados con el alcoholismo. Las publicaciones mencionadas abajo son textos completos accesibles a través de internet, los que no tienen...