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Underage drinking is when anyone under the minimum legal drinking age of 21 drinks alcohol.

Underage drinking is a risk that attracts many developing adolescents and teens. When young people try alcohol, they often don’t realize the...

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Research on Promising Medications (not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [FDA]) to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)


  • Varenicline (Chantix®), a medication approved for smoking cessation,...

Presented by:

John C. Crabbe, Ph.D.
Oregon Health and Science University
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Advisory Council Minutes

National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Summary of the 115th Meeting

May 24, 2007

The National Advisory Council on...

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Current Chairpersons

  • Vivian Faden, Ph.D.
  • Dale Hereld, Ph.D.


Current NIAAA Members

  • John Bowersox
  • Fred Donodeo, M.P.A.
  • Isabel...

Jenica Tapocik is a Staff Neuroscientist in the Laboratory of Clinical & Translational Studies at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism. Jenica is studying addiction and is hoping to better understand how and why people...

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NIAAA has established a nationwide program of Alcohol Research Centers. The Alcohol Research Centers Program complements and is interrelated with all other research support mechanisms and scientific activities that investigate the causes,...

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NIAAA follows and recommends the guidelines for clinical trials involving human subjects developed by the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of...