The NIAAA Director’s Report to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for September 13, 2018, is now online at
In addition, the most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available at
The current issue includes features about:
  • Alcohol and the aging brain;
  • Alcohol policy research at NIAAA;
  • Recent studies about mechanisms of behavior change, working memory training, and maternal cytokine balance;
  • Brief items about the Jellinek Award and the recent relocation of NIAAA’s offices;
  • A profile of Bob Ward’s role in maintaining NIAAA facilities;
  • Infographics about the decrease in teen drinking and about alcohol and social media; and
  • An interview with Dr. Mike Hilton.