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July 01, 2016

The Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN ) has published two Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) on "Target Assessment, Engagement and Data Replicability to Improve Substance Use...

 

New & Noteworthy
July 01, 2016

The Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS), in partnership with NIAAA and a nonprofit digital library called the Internet Archive (IA), are working to digitize the literature of the alcohol-and-other-drugs field that is...

 

New & Noteworthy
June 30, 2016

In recognition of his contribution to the development of scientific collaborations between France and the United States, George F. Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National...

 

New & Noteworthy
June 29, 2016
With profound sadness, staff at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism note the passing of Loren (Larry) Parsons, Ph.D., of the Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders...

 

Research News
June 29, 2016
Above: Dr. Bin Gao, Chief of the Laboratory of Liver Diseases in the Division of Intramural Clinical and...

 

Research News
June 27, 2016
Recent NIH-wide efforts to address sex differences in preclinical research underscore the importance of such issues to scientists who study alcohol addiction. “In fact, animal models of alcohol addiction reveal significant differences between males...

 

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June 24, 2016

In recognition of his contribution to the development of scientific collaborations between France and the United States, George F. Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National...

 

Research News
June 24, 2016
Both humans and animals experience stress. Ideally, stress serves as a survival tool, allowing organisms to adapt and overcome adversity in an unpredictable environment. As a result, higher-order animals have developed complex systems to perceive,...

 

Research News
June 22, 2016
Interventions to reduce anxiety and depression may help prevent relapse in individuals with chronic pain who are recovering from alcohol use disorder (AUD). This conclusion comes from a recent study in which investigators reanalyzed data collected...

 

News Release
June 22, 2016
Almost 10 million U.S. adults report misusing prescription opioids in 2012-2013 Nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the United States from 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, based on a study from the National Institute on...

 

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