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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...


New & Noteworthy
September 29, 2017

2017 National Conference on Alc​ohol and Opioid Use in Women & Girls: Advances in Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Research

October 26 - 27 , 2017 ...


New & Noteworthy
September 25, 2017

The purpose of this notice is to inform NIH grant applicants, their mentors, and grant management officials about two online video briefings the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) will host in October 2017.

CSR is the portal for NIH...


New & Noteworthy
September 22, 2017

NIH is launching a series of initiatives that are rolling out in 2017-2018 to enhance the accountability and transparency of clinical research.

These initiatives target key points along the whole clinical trial lifecycle from concept to...


News Release
September 14, 2017

Penny S. Mills, executive vice president and CEO of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), received the Senator Harold Hughes Memorial Award today from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one of the...


New & Noteworthy
September 11, 2017

NIAAA has issued the following RFA for the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research

Dynamic Neuroimmune Interactions in the Transition from Brain Function to Dysfunction

RFA-AA-18-007, R01...


News Release
August 23, 2017

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced that event registration begins today for the next National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW), to be held Jan. 22-28,...


New & Noteworthy
August 18, 2017

At the 2017 meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, the symposium “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Alcohol Treatment But Were Afraid To Ask: A Primer for Non-Clinicians” covered screening and diagnosis of alcohol use disorder,...


New & Noteworthy
August 08, 2017
As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of harmful and underage drinking and dealing with its aftermath...


News Release
July 19, 2017
Prenatal exposure to even low doses of alcohol may lead to severe and highly variable deficits in the brain of a fetus, according to a new study conducted in mice. Researchers report that the unpredictable nature of the deficits may be due to...