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Congressional Testimony

Statement by Enoch Gordis, M.D., Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services

March 2, 1999

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  • Percentage of Drinkers: In 2012, 87.6% of people aged 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; 71% reported that they drank in the past year; 56.3% reported that they drank in the past...
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Funding Opportunities

 

NIAAA solicits extramural grant applications through a variety of requests for applications (RFAs), program announcements (PAs), and other funding opportunity announcements.  Prospective...

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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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NIAAA-funded grantees, grant administrators, and grantee organizations are responsible for complying with all relevant policies and guidelines, as outlined in the Notice of Award (NoA)...

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

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Working Group on Prevention of Risk Drinking in Pregnancy

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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...

Advisory Council Minutes

Summary of the 122nd Meeting

September 16-17, 2009

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) convened for its 122nd meeting at 5:30 p.m. on September 16, 2009, at the Fishers Lane...

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