NIH Press Advisory
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse
and Alcoholism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 10, 1997

Ann Bradley
Diane Miller
301-443-3860

Genetic and Environmental Influences in Alcoholism

Bethesda, Maryland – "A Prospective Study of Genetic and Environmental Influences in Alcoholism: Working Toward Prevention" will be the subject of a presentation by Marc A. Schuckit, M.D., Director of the Alcohol Research Center, Psychiatric Service, San Diego Veterans Administration Medical Center, at 1:30 PM Thursday, November 13, in NIH’s Masur Auditorium.

Dr. Schuckit’s presentation is part of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s Mark Keller Lecture Series.

WHAT:

A Prospective Study of Genetic and Environmental Influences in Alcoholism

WHO:

Marc A. Schuckit, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD School of Medicine
Director, Alcohol Research Center, Psychiatric Service
San Diego VA Medical Center

WHEN:

Thursday, November 13
1:30 – 3:30 PM

WHERE:

Masur Auditorium
National Institutes of Health

For background information on alcoholism genetics including Dr. Schuckit’s published work or to schedule interviews, contact Ann Bradley at 301/443-3860.