Investigators

Projects

Stress and Ethanol Self-Administration in Monkeys
Kathleen Grant, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Oregon National Primate Research Center
Oregon Health & Science University

Ethanol Dependence and Stress Effects on Ethanol Drinking: Role of CRF
Howard Becker, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Medical University of South Carolina
Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Neuroactive Steroids and Allostasis Induced by Ethanol/Stress
A. Leslie Morrow, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Stress Effects on Alcohol Consumption: Age of Onset and Genes in Heavy Drinkers
Gary Wand, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
The Alfredo Rivière and Norma Rodriguez de Rivière Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism Director, Endocrine Training Program
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Betsy McCaul, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Ethanol and Stress Effects on Monoamine Neurotransmission
Sara R. Jones, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Chronic Alcohol Induced Dysregulation of Central Anti-stress Systems
Thomas Kash, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Pharmacology
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Stress and Ethanol Dependence: SK Channels and Glutamate
Patrick J. Mulholland, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Neurosciences
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina

Withdrawal-Stress, Anxiety, and Amygdala Neurophysiology
Brian McCool, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Of Mice and Primates: Gene Networks in Excessive Ethanol Consumption and Anxiety
Michael F. Miles, M.D., Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Departments of Pharmacology/Toxicology and Neurology
Center for Study of Biological Complexity
VCU Alcohol Research Center
Virginia Commonwealth University

Systems Genetics of Alcohol Response and Stress Effects in CNS
Robert Williams, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Genetics, Genomics & Informatics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis of Alcohol Self-Administration in Monkeys
Betsy Ferguson, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Oregon National Primate Research Center
Oregon Health & Science University

Cores

INIA: Stress, Anxiety and Excessive Alcohol Drinking – Administrative Core
Kathleen Grant, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Behavioral Neuroscience
Oregon Health & Science University

Gene-Targeted Mouse Core
Eric Delpire, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Anesthesiology
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

INIA: Bioinformatics Core
Robert Williams, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Genetics, Genomics & Informatics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Mouse Chronic Intermittent Ethanol (CIE) Core
Marcelo Lopez, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina

Pilot Projects

Stress Reactivity as Predictors of Relapse in Patients with AUD and PTSD
Robert Michael Anthenelli, M.D., Principal Investigator
Pacific Treatment and Research Center
UC San Diego School of Medicine

Role of Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone-Binding Protein in Alcohol Use and Abuse
Audrey Seasholtz, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Biological Chemistry
Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
University of Michigan Medical School

Intramural Collaborators

David Lovinger, Ph.D., LIN-Office of the Chief, NIAAA
Veronica Alvarez, Ph.D., LIN-Section on Neuronal Structure Acting Chief, NIAAA