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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

NIAAA 50th Anniversary Science Symposium, Day 1



November 30, 2020 - 1:00 PM to November 30, 2020 - 4:30 PM


NIAAA 50th Anniversary Scientific Symposium 

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

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

Day 1: November 30, 2020, 1:00 PM ET
Watch Live on NIH Videocast:

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 presentations and speakers 


Virtual: NIH Videocast

Event Category: Symposium

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