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New & Noteworthy
October 04, 2019

The latest issue of NIAAA Spectrum is now available. In this issue:


"Alcohol and "Deaths of Despair" In 2015,...


New & Noteworthy
September 26, 2019

The latest article from Alcohol Research Current Reviews explores links between alcohol use and suicidal behavior. Research on associations of suicidal behavior, including suicide and suicide attempt, with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and...


New & Noteworthy
September 13, 2019

The Director’s Report to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is now available online...


New & Noteworthy
September 05, 2019

Alcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States. Each year thousands of children are born with life-long disabilities because they were exposed to alcohol prenatally. On...


Research News
August 08, 2019
A new study led by researchers at the National Institute and Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), identifies regions of the rat genome that are associated with a behavior that is highly predictive of...


New & Noteworthy
August 05, 2019
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) notes with sadness the passing of Robert E. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Taylor had a distinguished career as the Dean of the College of Medicine, Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, and...


New & Noteworthy
July 12, 2019

Dr. Paule V. Joseph has been selected as a Lasker Clinical Research Scholar at the National Insitutes of Health (NIH). This highly competitive program...


News Release
July 09, 2019
What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D., will deliver the 11th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture. The title of...


Research News
June 19, 2019

In clinical trials for alcohol use disorder (AUD), abstinence and no heavy drinking days are currently the only end points approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, many individuals who do not achieve these end points may still...


Research News
June 06, 2019
Alcohol is involved in nearly half of all liver disease deaths in the United States each year. Alcohol-associated liver disease (AALD) now replaces hepatitis C viral infection as the lead cause of liver transplantation due to chronic liver disease...