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November 21, 2018
With deep sadness, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) community mourns the passing of Ting-Kai Li, M.D., a renowned scientist who served as the Institute's director from 2002 to 2008. Dr. Li died on November 18, 2018, at...


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October 25, 2018

Media Advisory: Society for Neuroscience satellite meeting explores notable research in addiction ranging from data science to early life adversity impact on substance use disorders to opioid receptor function and pain



News Release
October 17, 2018

What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Peter M. Monti, Ph.D., will deliver the 10th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture. The title of...


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August 29, 2018

Observance to be held January 22-27, 2019, with new resources for parents and educators.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced today that event...


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August 22, 2018

Previously unrecognized pathways in mice have relevance for mental health and addiction research

Researchers have identified connections...


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April 13, 2018
Preliminary NIH study shows increased levels of beta-amyloid Losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a small,...


Research News
March 19, 2018
What: Roughly a third of recent high school graduates have ridden in a motor vehicle with a substance-impaired driver, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The study found...


Research News
March 19, 2018

An NIAAA study shows 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 laboratory session of alcohol consumption than people at low risk...


Research News
February 21, 2018
The purpose of this workshop is to address challenges related to clinical trial designs and drug development in Alcoholic Associated Liver Disease (AALD) and Alcoholic Hepatitis (AH)...


Research News
February 13, 2018

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500

The National Institutes of Health today released to the scientific community an unparalleled dataset from the...