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June 30, 2015

On March 25, 2015, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta (middle) met with NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob (right) in the laboratory of Dr. Lorenzo Leggio (left).

Dr. Leggio is chief of the Section on Clinical...


News Release
June 25, 2015
A clinical trial investigating a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) was announced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The study will assess the safety and efficacy of gabapentin enacarbil (HORIZANT) in...


New & Noteworthy
June 23, 2015

The Research Society on Alcoholism ( RSA ) has selected David Goldman, M.D., of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to receive the Distinguished Researcher Award. This award recognizes a...


New & Noteworthy
June 15, 2015

NIAAA Spectrum is an online Webzine published by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It features the latest news from the alcohol research field, infographics, and interviews with NIAAA staff and researchers from the field....


News Release
June 10, 2015

Jonathan Gibralter, Ph.D., president of Frostburg State University (FSU), received the Senator Harold Hughes Memorial Award today from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health....


News Release
June 03, 2015

AUDs often untreated

Alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is the medical diagnosis for problem drinking that causes mild to severe distress or harm. A new study supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (...


New & Noteworthy
May 20, 2015
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) jointly convened a Consensus Panel on New and Emerging Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders and Related...


New & Noteworthy
May 18, 2015

A pilot study of a smartphone-based intervention found that the mobile app helped people with an alcohol use disorder to reduce their alcohol consumption. The pilot program was supported in part by a grant from the National Institute on Alcohol...


New & Noteworthy
May 06, 2015

April is Alcohol Awareness Month – a good time to learn more about how alcohol use impacts your health and examine your own drinking habits. Bring your health-related questions and come chat with an NIAAA expert.

*The archived chat...


New & Noteworthy
April 29, 2015

Alcohol Research: Current Reviews (ARCR) , NIAAA's peer-reviewed, scientific journal, is getting a new look. The redesigned home page features a one-stop resource with a new topic index,...