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December 01, 2017

Presented at the 2017 National Conference on Alcohol and Opioid Use in Women and Girls, October 27, 2017, in Washington, DC, by Dr. George F. Koob, Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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New & Noteworthy
November 28, 2017

A recent NIAAA study has shown that people who drink socially and have certain risk factors for alcohol use disorder (AUD) self-administer more alcohol and at a faster rate during a single session of alcohol consumption in a laboratory setting...

 

News Release
November 27, 2017
What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Kenneth J. Sher, Ph.D., will deliver the 22nd Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture. Dr. Sher is a...

 

New & Noteworthy
November 16, 2017

On November 17, join the Addiction Policy Forum and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for a Facebook Live Event:

"Choosing Quality Alcohol Treatment: A Conversation With the...

 

New & Noteworthy
November 06, 2017

What : The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, will host a one-day mini convention, a satellite event of the 2017...

 

New & Noteworthy
November 03, 2017
Ernest Noble, M.D., Ph.D., who served as the second Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) from 1976 to 1978, passed away on October 17, 2017. Dr. Noble was a driving force in expanding NIAAA’s research mission...

 

New & Noteworthy
November 01, 2017

An Introduction and demonstration of the NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator, presented by Dr. George F. Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Dr. Lori Ducharme, lead developer in the NIAAA Division of...

 

News Release
October 16, 2017
George F. Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Membership in the NAM is considered one of the...

 

News Release
October 03, 2017
A new online resource is now available to help people recognize and find high quality care for alcohol use disorder, which affects more than 15 million adults in the United States. The Alcohol...

 

New & Noteworthy
October 02, 2017
Welcome to my first-ever NIAAA Director’s Blog. I look forward to using this space to discuss significant advances in alcohol research and to highlight work supported by NIAAA. In this first installment, I would like to introduce you to an exciting...

 

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