Alcohol Research; V.38 #2,2017

Alcohol Research; V.38 #2,2017
Alcohol Research, Current Reviews, Alcohol-Organ Interactions, Injury and Repair, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2017
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Semi-annual periodical. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews is the peer-reviewed journal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.  Each issue of Alcohol Research: Current Reviews presents an in-depth review of an important area of alcohol research. Topics cover a wide range of disciplines in the biomedical and social sciences. An Editorial Advisory Board meets annually to propose upcoming issue themes and to identify leaders in the field who are invited to contribute articles. Editorial Advisory Board members also serve as Scientific Review Editors for each issue.

This issue of Alcohol Research: Current Reviews examines how alcohol use affects various organs in the body. Articles explore the mechanisms involved in alcohol-related injury as well as potential therapies.

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Editors' Note

Patricia Molina, M.D., Ph.D.; Steve Nelson, M.D.; and Antonio Noronha, Ph.D.

Alcoholic Liver Disease: Pathogenesis and Current Management

Natalia A. Osna, Ph.D.; Terrence M. Donohue, Jr., Ph.D.; and Kusum K. Kharbanda, Ph.D.

Alcohol and Gut-Derived Inflammation

Faraz Bishehsari, M.D., Ph.D.; Emmeline Magno, M.D.; Garth Swanson, M.D.; Vishal Desai, M.D.; Robin M. Voigt, Ph.D.; Christopher B. Forsyth, Ph.D.; and Ali Keshavarzian, M.D.

Uniting Epidemiology and Experimental Disease Models for Alcohol-Related Pancreatic Disease

Veronica Wendy Setiawan, Ph.D.; Kristine Monroe, Ph.D.; Aurelia Lugea, Ph.D.; Dhiraj Yadav, M.D., M.P.H.; and Stephen Pandol, M.D.

Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain: Neuroimaging Results in Humans and Animal Models

Natalie M. Zahr, Ph.D., and Adolf Pfefferbaum, M.D.

Alcoholic Myopathy: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms and Clinical Implications

Liz Simon, M.V.Sc., Ph.D.; Sarah E. Jolley, M.D., M.Sc.; and Patricia E. Molina, M.D., Ph.D.

Alcohol’s Effects on the Cardiovascular System

Mariann R. Piano, Ph.D.

Alcohol and the Lung

Ashish J. Mehta, M.D., and David M. Guidot, M.D.

Pathophysiology of the Effects of Alcohol Abuse on the Endocrine System

Nadia Rachdaoui, Ph.D., and Dipak K. Sarkar, Ph.D., D.Phil.

Focus On: Alcohol and Puberty: Mechanisms of Delayed Development

William L. Dees, Ph.D.; Jill K. Hiney, Ph.D.; and Vinod K. Srivastava, Ph.D.

Alcohol Misuse and Kidney Injury: Epidemiological Evidence and Potential Mechanisms

Zoltan V. Varga, M.D., Ph.D.; Csaba Matyas, M.D.; Janos Paloczi, Ph.D.; and Pal Pacher, M.D., Ph.D.

Development, Prevention, and Treatment of Alcohol-Induced Organ Injury: The Role of Nutrition

Shirish Barve, Ph.D.; Shao-Yu Chen, Ph.D.; Irina Kirpich, Ph.D.; Walter H. Watson, Ph.D.; and Craig McClain, M.D.


Doctors, psychologists and all members of the medical field researching and treating alcoholism will find the wide range of current topics related to alcohol and alcohol abuse essential.  In addition, members of the general public, alcoholics seeking recovery, recovering alcoholics, family members of alcoholics, and community groups and other programs dedicated to treating alcoholism will find this publication informative and useful.

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