Alcoholism pp 331-356 | Cite as

Future Directions in Biomedical Research on Alcoholism

  • Jean-Pierre von Wartburg
  • Charles S. Lieber
  • Ting-Kai Li
  • Yedy Israel
  • Helmut K. Seitz
  • Otto Michel Lesch
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 206)


This book is based on the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) on ‘The Molecular Pathology of Alcoholism’ held at Il Ciocco in Italy on August 26th -September 6th 1990. An important part of this ASI was a one-day Workshop organised by Jean-Pierre von Wartburg on the theme ‘Future Directions in Biomedical Research in Alcoholism’. The purpose of this Workshop was to allow a few distinguished researchers in the field of alcoholism to informally muse on the directions that future research in this important area may take. Selected contributions to this Workshop are included in this volume.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre von Wartburg
    • 1
  • Charles S. Lieber
    • 2
  • Ting-Kai Li
    • 3
  • Yedy Israel
    • 4
    • 5
  • Helmut K. Seitz
    • 6
  • Otto Michel Lesch
    • 7
  1. 1.Institut für Biochemie und MolekularbiologieUniversität BernBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Bronx VA Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of MedicineBronxUSA
  3. 3.Indiana University School of Medicine and the VA Medical CenterIndianapolisUSA
  4. 4.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  5. 5.Primary Mechanisms DepartmentAddiction Research FoundationTorontoCanada
  6. 6.Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Alcohol Research Laboratory Department of MedicineUniversity of HeidelbergGermany
  7. 7.Anton Proksch Institute KalksburgPsychiatric Univ. Clinic ViennaViennaAustria

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