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NIAAA Scientists Highlight Alcohol-Related Mortality Increase in the United States

A graph showing the doubling of deaths in the united states from alcohol from 1999 to 2017. 35914 in 1999, 72558 in 2017.

A recent study by NIAAA scientists found that nearly 1 million people died from alcohol-related causes between 1999 and 2017.


Alcohol Treatment and Physical Distancing

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If you need alcohol treatment while practicing physical distancing, there are several professionally led treatment and mutual-support group options available to you.


Distinguished Investigators Join the NIAAA Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research

(left) An image of Dr. Michelle Antoine smiling at the camera (right) An image of Dr. Paule Joseph smiling at the camera

In 2019, two distinguished investigators joined the NIAAA Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research (DICBR).


Laboratory of Neuroimaging

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Ehsan Shokri Kojori, Ph.D., a Research Fellow, seeks to understand how autonomic activity that controls vital body functions, such as blood pressure and breathing, affects brain networks and how that information relates to substance misuse and neuropsychiatric disorders.


More NIAAA Factsheets Now Available in Spanish

NIAAA factsheets in Spanish

NIAAA recently released three new additions to its series of Spanish-language factsheets.


The 24th Mark Keller Honorary Lecture

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Laura E. Nagy, Ph.D., delivered the 24th annual NIAAA Mark Keller Honorary Lecture on Tuesday, January 28 at the National Institutes of Health.

5 Questions With…

Veronica Alvarez, Ph.D.

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Senior Investigator, NIAAA Laboratory on Neurobiology of Compulsive Behaviors, NIH Intramural Research Program