Consortia and Centers

DMHE supports a variety of Alcohol Research Centers and Consortia that investigate organ damage and health outcomes associated with alcohol consumption


Southern California Research Center for ALPD and Cirrhosis

The Alcohol Research Center unifies investigators from major academic institutions in Southern California to pursue a common mission of being a leader in research, training, and outreach for alcoholic liver and pancreatic diseases (ALPD).


Indiana Alcohol Research Center (IARC) on Genetic Determinants of Alcohol Ingestion and Responses to Alcohol

The Alcohol Research Center which focuses on the elucidation of the biomedical and psychosocial factors that contribute to alcohol abuse and alcoholism.


Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) New Orleans Comprehensive Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Research Center (CARC)

The scientific focus of the CARC at the LSUHSC is to conduct cutting edge basic research on alcohol and HIV that can be translated into effective community-based interventions.


Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD)

A multidisciplinary consortium of domestic and international projects addressing the prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), diagnosis of the full range of birth defects associated with prenatal alcohol exposure, and ameliorative interventions for affected individuals.


Prenatal Alcohol and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Stillbirth (PASS) Network

An international consortium investigating the role of prenatal alcohol exposure in the risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), stillbirth, and FASD.  Funded in partnership with NICHD and NIDCD.


Translational Research and Evolving Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment (TREAT)

The TREAT consortium conducts ground breaking studies in the natural history, pathophysiology, and management of alcoholic hepatitis.



An international network working collaboratively to identify new therapeutic targets and develop clinically applicable therapies for patients with alcoholic hepatitis.


Southern California Alcoholic Hepatitis Consortium <no website?>

A consortium focused on understanding and treating hepatic inflammation and exploring pathways of hepatocyte injury and regeneration in alcoholic hepatitis.


Defeat Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (DASH) <no website?>

A collaborative effort of four medical centers with the goal of transforming the clinical treatment of alcoholic hepatitis by rapidly translating novel and innovative basic science discoveries into clinical practice

Uganda Russia Boston Alcohol Network for Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV/AIDS (Urban Arch)

An international consortium conducting and disseminating interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how alcohol use impacts people affected by HIV and develops interventions to reduce alcohol use and alcohol and HIV-related consequences in this population.


Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC)

The SHARC seeks to improve health outcomes and reduce HIV transmission among the diverse range of populations affected by alcohol and HIV infection in the Southeastern United States.