Event

Date:

December 1, 2020 - 1:00 PM to December 1, 2020 - 5:30 PM

Details:

NIAAA 50th Anniversary Scientific Symposium 

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

View or download (PDF, 245 KB) the full agenda

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

Day 2: December 1, 2020, 1:00 PM ET
Watch Live on 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

Day 1 presentations and speakers 

Location:

Virtual Symposium on NIH Videocast