We have a winner! In March 2015, NIAAA issued a challenge to the biotech community—create a wearable, non-invasive device capable of measuring blood alcohol levels in near real-time. More...
The NIAAA-sponsored National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions–III (NESARC–III), conducted from 2012 to 2013, is the newest wave of the largest study ever on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and disorders. More...
Studies in animals have revealed much about the systems that play a central role in psychological stress.
Interventions to reduce anxiety and depression may help prevent relapse in individuals with chronic pain who are recovering from alcohol use disorder.
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.
On Sunday, June 26, at 8:10 a.m., NIAAA Director Dr. George F. Koob will present the NIAAA Update at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in New Orleans, Louisiana.
NIAAA’s Intramural Section on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) uses an NMR spectrometer, a device that is powerful enough to resolve protein structures but is also so sensitive that it needs to be protected from temperature changes and vibrations in order to produce accurate data.
Recent review articles by NIAAA senior staff include one about sex differences in addiction research and another about the history of drinking during pregnancy and the identification of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Dr. Berman presented a talk titled, “Brain Mechanisms Underlying the Perceptual, Emotional, and Cognitive Impairments Associated with Chronic Alcohol Use Disorder.”