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New & Noteworthy
October 16, 2020

The NIAAA community mourns the passing of Linda P. Spear, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor Emerita of Psychology at Binghamton University, our friend and colleague who died on October 13, 2020 after an extended illness.

Over a...


News Release
October 07, 2020
Webinar will highlight ongoing NIAAA intervention research. What: Developing culturally appropriate interventions to prevent alcohol-related problems among American Indian and Alaska Native communities is a high priority...


News Release
September 17, 2020

NIAAA grantee will discuss alcohol’s effects on adolescent development

What :The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that...


News Release
August 31, 2020

NIH-funded study provides hope for better disease prediction.

What : An international team of scientists supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the NIH,...


Research News
August 20, 2020

Prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and neurodevelopmental abnormalities in the United States. It can lead to learning, memory,...


New & Noteworthy
August 19, 2020

CollegeAIM stays in-step with latest college alcohol intervention research.

Since it was first launched in 2015, the CollegeAIM (Alcohol...


Research News
July 20, 2020
NIAAA-funded scientists report that early life dietary choline supplements improve some of the cognitive and behavioral symptoms associated with fetal...


New & Noteworthy
July 14, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created an environment that is particularly problematic for individuals with alcohol and substance use disorders (ASUD), according to physician scientists at the National Institutes of Health. In a commentary...


Research News
June 09, 2020
Adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) may have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic abnormalities such as low HDL cholesterol and elevated levels of triglycerides compared to people without FASD, according to a new...


New & Noteworthy
May 12, 2020

While hand sanitizers containing 60-95% ethyl alcohol can help destroy the coronavirus on surfaces, drinking alcohol—including beverages with high percentages of alcohol—offers no protection from the virus. The concentration of alcohol in the...