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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's
Mark Keller Honorary Lecture Series




Development and Applications of Biomarkers of Alcohol Abuse and Tissue Damage, Cancer and Neurodegeneration

NIAAA Satellite Symposium at the Annual Meeting and Exposition of the
American Association of Pharmaceutical...
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Chirstina Barr

Christina Barr, V.M.D., Ph.D., Acting Chief
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of...

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Dr. Kenneth Kendler is a world-renowned expert on the genetics of psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. Fueled by a lifelong interest in how the human mind works, Dr. Kendler pursues research on how genes and the environment contribute to...

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What is Alcohol Poisoning?

Alcohol depresses nerves that control involuntary actions such as breathing and the gag reflex, which prevents choking. Someone who drinks a fatal dose of alcohol will eventually stop...