New and Noteworthy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

NIH announces 11 awards funded across three Institutes

More than $11 million over three years will be used to support research exploring the use of social media to advance the scientific understanding, prevention...

Friday, September 26, 2014

Craig J. McClain, M.D., will deliver the 2014 Mark Keller Honorary Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 1:30 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10. The title of his talk is “Nutrition, Gut Barrier Function, and Liver Disease.” Dr. McClain is an...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

See the latest issue of our webzine at www.spectrum.niaaa.nih.gov -- featuring articles on NIAAA’s National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA) study and NIH’s multi-...

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Now on Youtube: "The Impact of Alcoholism on Family Members and Friends -- Al-Anon Interviews Dr. George Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism"

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath—...

Monday, July 14, 2014

Dr. Ulrike Heberlein visited the NIH Campus on May 7 to present the NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture on “Drosophila as a Model for Alcoholism: An Interplay of Nature and Nurture.” Dr. Heberlein is scientific director and lab head at the Howard...

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued the folllowing notice: "Request for Information (RFI): National Longitudinal Study of Neurodevelopmental Consequences of Substance Use."
Notice Number:...

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Research Society on Alcoholism has selected NIAAA deputy director Dr. Kenneth R. Warren to receive the RSA Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes a person with a long, balanced career whose contributions to alcohol research,...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is pleased to announce that  Bernice Porjesz, Ph.D., will present the 2014 Jack Mendelson, M.D., Honorary...

Friday, May 16, 2014

Our society is hotly debating the question of whether to decriminalize or even legalize the use of marijuana, and even though pro-legalization voices do not advocate making the drug legal for minors, it is likely that adolescents in more and more...

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