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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...


Stop by the NIAAA exhibit booth at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention in Washington, DC. 

Program available at

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Sally M. Anderson, Ph.D.
(Work Group Leader)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane
Room 2009, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD 20892–9304...

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The NIAAA has joined the Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) to assist investigators who are currently conducting, or who have an interest in initiating studies to identify genes that contribute to alcoholism and alcohol-related...

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


Activities of the Center for Addiction Research and Education
Michael F. Fleming, M.D., M.P.H.



Open Session of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Hours subject...


Published three times a year, the NIAAA Newsletter keeps you up to date on the latest activities, events and other significant developments at the Institute. Check out the Newsletter archive for past editions.

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Lorenzo Leggio

Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD, MSc, Chief

Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and...