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50 Years Saving Lives Through Research NIAAA

The NIAAA 50th Anniversary Science Symposium
 

Alcohol Across the Lifespan:
50 Years of Evidence-Based Diagnosis, 
Prevention, and Treatment Research

Day 1: November 30, 2020, 1:00 PM ET
NIH Videocast: https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38978

Download the Agenda (PDF, 245 KB)

The symposium is open to the public. No registration is required.

 

1:00 – 1:05   Welcome and Overview
                       
George F. Koob, Ph.D., Director, NIAAA

1:05 – 1:20   Alcohol as a Coping Response: Hyperkatifeia, Deaths of Despair, and COVID-19
                       George F. Koob, Ph.D., Director, NIAAA

1:20 – 2:00    Age, Period, and Cohort Effects in Alcohol Use in the 20th and 21st Century: Implications for the Decades to Come
                        
Katherine Keyes, Ph.D.

2:00 – 2:20  Q & A/Discussion 

2:20 – 3:00  AUD Risk, Diagnoses and Course in a 35-year Prospective Study Across Two Generations of 453 Families: Implications for Prevention
                     
Marc Schuckit, M.D.  

3:00 – 3:20  Q & A/Discussion

3:20 – 4:00  Alcohol and the Adolescent Brain: What We’ve Learned and Where the Data Are Taking Us
                      
Susan Tapert, Ph.D.

4:00 – 4:20  Q & A/Discussion

Day 2: December 1, 2020, 1:00 PM ET
NIH Videocast: https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38979

1:00 – 1:05   Welcome and Overview 
                       
George F. Koob, Ph.D. Director, NIAAA

1:05 – 1:45  Alcohol’s Dark Side: The Role of Stress Neurobiology in Risk of and Recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder
                      Rajita Sinha, Ph.D.

1:45 – 2:05  Q & A/Discussion  

2:05 – 2:45  Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Current and Future Medications for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder 
                       
Barbara Mason, Ph.D.

2:45 – 3:05  Q & A/Discussion  

3:05 – 3:20  Break

3:20 – 4:00  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Awareness to Insight in Just 50 Years
                   
  Michael Charness, M.D.

4:00 – 4:20  Q & A/Discussion  

4:20 – 5:00  Hope through Discovery—Alcohol Associated Liver Disease
                     
Vijay Shah, M.D.

5:00 – 5:20  Q & A/Discussion

5:20 – 5:30  Conclusion
                      
George F. Koob, Ph.D., Director, NIAAA

 

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