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The NIAAA Extramural Advisory Board is a subcommittee of the Council composed of Council Members and ad hoc experts who review various areas of research in the alcohol field and make recommendation on research priorities for the institute to...

Advisory Council Minutes

Summary of the 120th Meeting

February 4-5, 2009

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism convened for its 120th meeting at 5:30 p.m. on February 4, 2009, at the...

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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH

Research Priorities and Procedures

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers...

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Mission Statement:

The Information Technology Branch is a full-service organization dedicated to supporting the information and information technology needs of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. ITB...

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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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Jacquelyn Bertrand, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-86
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 404-498-3928
FAX: 404-498-3040


Dr. Orosz is a Program Director in the Division of Metabolism and Health Effects at NIAAA since 2008. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Attila Jozsef University in Szeged, Hungary where he studied the transcriptional termination mechanism of the...

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This section contains easy-to-read material for the public covering a wide range of alcohol-related topics. Publications listed below are online full text and free of charge unless otherwise noted. To place an order, go to the...

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort to jump-start our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on...