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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...


News Release
February 06, 2018
NIH-funded research examined over 6,000 children to determine prevalence of FASD ranged from 1.1 to 5 percent A study of more than 6,000 first-graders across four U.S. communities has found that a significant number of...


Research News
January 31, 2018

NIAAA seeks volunteers for a research study on alcohol use disorder aimed at reducing craving for alcohol.

Background: Hormones are naturally occurring chemicals in the body. Ghrelin is a hormone that stimulates...


News Release
January 12, 2018

Increases were larger among females than males, providing more evidence of narrowing gender gaps in alcohol-related harms in the U.S.

The rate of alcohol-related visits to U.S. emergency departments (ED) increased by...


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 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...