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George Kunos, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Director

George Kunos, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Director


Mission Statement:...

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Moderate alcohol consumption:

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, moderate drinking is up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men.

 

Binge Drinking:...

Congressional Testimony

Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee:

As the new Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), I am pleased to present the President’s Budget request for the...

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Office of the Director

George Koob, Director
Kenneth Warren, Deputy Director
Vivian Faden, Associate Director for Behavioral Research
Keith Lamirande, Executive Officer/Associate Director for Administration
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Open Session: Joint Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, and National Cancer Advisory Board.

Hours subject to change; a final agenda will be posted closer to...

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Section 1. Background information PDFPDF (460KB)

Section 2a. Alcohol consumption...

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM

AGENDA
130th Meeting of the
NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON...

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In the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), alcohol abuse and other substance abuse are defined as psychiatric disorders. Many individuals who abuse alcohol also abuse other drugs, and vice-versa. Additionally,...

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