CIFASD Investigators Are Building a Mobile App to Help Caregivers of Children with FASD

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Disrupts Development of the Cortex

CIFASD investigator, Scott Parnell, shows that alcohol exposure during a critical period of development leads to sex-dependent behavioral alterations and changes in shape of brain structures evident in adolescence

CIFASD Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test For Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Dr. Michael Charness, Scientific Director Of CIFASD, Delivered The 21st Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture At The National Institutes of Health

CIFASD Investigator Creates A Simple Screening Decision Tree For Identifying Individuals with FASD

Prenatal Alcohol Alters Heart Rate Changes Associated With Learning about Novel Things in Toddlers

Prenatal Ultrasound May Help Identify FASD

Subtle Abnormalities in Brain Efficiency May Help To Refine Diagnostic Criteria for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Promising Findings Suggest Maternal Biomarker May Help To Identify Earlier In Life Infants with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Researchers Find That Simple Test May Help Identify Infants Who Have Been Affected By Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol So That Early Intervention Can Help

Prenatal Micronutrient Supplements Improve Outcome among Children Exposed To Alcohol Prenatally

Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Are Consistent across Childhood and Adolescence and in both Boys and Girls

The Combination of Prenatal Alcohol and Depression Is Linked To More Deficits in Infants than either Alcohol or Depression Alone

Drinking Mothers Also Likely To Be Short On Vitamin D

CIFASD Investigator, Johann Eberhart, Uses Zebrafish to Study Genes That Affect Risk to FASD

CIFASD Investigators Johann Eberhart and Scott Parnell Review the Genetics of FASD

Mother Warns of Consequences of Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant

CIFASD Researcher Michael Charness Adds Caution on Pregnancy and Alcohol

Is It OK To Drink Alcohol While Pregnant? 10 Things You Should Know about the CDC’s New Guidelines

No Alcohol during Pregnancy – Ever – Pleads American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. Kathleen Sulik gave Keller Lecture “Embryos and Ethanol: Basic Research to Prevention” at NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, Md.

Michael Charness, Scientific Director of CIFASD, is honored with the Henry Rosett Award

Rutgers Names CIFASD Researcher Dipak K. Sarkar Board of Governors Professor

Dr. Ed Riley Wins Starfish Award at the 6th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Edward Riley, CIFASD PI, spoke at APA congressional briefing on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Can I Drink While Pregnant? Brain Imaging Expert Elizabeth Sowell Weighs In

CIFASD Investigators Study Inattention & Hyperactivity in Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

CIFASD Visualization Experts Help Doctors Diagnose Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Children with Alcohol Exposure Don’t Perform Worse Cognitively with an Additional Diagnosis of ADHD

Dipak Sarkar, CIFASD member and Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences, delivered the prestigious S.K. Manchanda Memorial Oration

CIFASD investigator Dr. Sarah Mattson shows behavioral similarities and differences in children with FASD compared to children with ADHD

CIFASD investigator Dr. Michael Charness investigates a signaling pathway linked to fetal alcohol risk

Even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect a child’s IQ

CIFASD researcher shows that a family history of alcoholism may add to damaging effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

CIFASD researcher tries new approach to treating fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Imaging study sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects

Cognitive changes may be only sign of fetal alcohol exposure

Functional neurologic abnormalities due to prenatal alcohol exposure are common

Examining adaptive abilities in children with prenatal alcohol exposure and/or ADHD

Researchers quantify the damage of alcohol by timing and exposure during pregnancy

Analysis of fetal meconium can reveal gestational alcohol exposure

Wayne State to develop a computer-delivered intervention for alcohol use during pregnancy–wst102611.php

Reductions in the brain’s deep gray matter volumes help explain fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Why some children are harmed by mother’s alcohol, but others aren’t

Reductions in the brain’s deep gray matter volumes help explain fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Dr. Mattson of the CIFASD compares profiles of learning and memory impairments in children with FASD and ADHD

Drinking during pregnancy increases risk of premature birth

Adolescents exposed to alcohol during first trimester more prone to develop conduct disorder

Eyeblink conditioning may help in assessing children with fetal alcohol exposure

Children of older women appear vulnerable to the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Experts recommend screening of alcohol use to help prevent FASD

Creating a Preliminary Neurobehavioral Profile of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

CDP-choline supplement may prevent alcohol-related brain and skull defects

Folate prevents alcohol-induced congenital heart defects in mice

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder linked to high prevalence of epilepsy, Queen’s study

Neural processing differences in ADHD in individuals with and without prenatal alcohol exposure

PI Highlight – Dr. Sarah Mattson

CIFASD PI, Dr. Kathy Sulik, is awarded an ARRA Challenge Grant to study imaging in rodents

Renowned UC San Diego Researcher and CIFASD PI, Dr. Ken Jones, receives Hartwell Foundation Grant to study diet and birth defects

Dr. Kathy Sullik, CIFASD PI, is awarded the Henry Rosett Award

Examining mathematical abilities in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Children with FASD have more severe behavioral problems than children with ADHD

Alcohol, pregnancy and brain cell death

Prenatal alcohol exposure alters gene expression, which contributes to alcohol-related developmental disorders

Genetics can mediate vulnerability to alcohol’s effects during pregnancy

Frogs reveal clues about the effects of alcohol during development

Fetal alcohol syndrome testing expands

Zinc supplements during pregnancy may counteract damage from early alcohol exposure

Combined measures of maternal drinking can predict resulting problems in children

Alcohol exposure in the womb affects ‘teenage’ booze behavior

Prenatal alcohol exposure damages white matter, the brain’s connective network

Prenatal alcohol exposure damages white matter, the brain’s connective network

Light drinking during pregnancy will NOT make your child smarter!

Researchers block damage to fetal brain following maternal alcohol consumption

Prenatal drinking, environmental enrichment: Effects on neurotrophins are independent of each other

Moderate prenatal exposure to alcohol and stress in monkeys can cause touch sensitivity

Alcohol binges early in pregnancy increase risk of infant oral clefts

Water-diffusion technology identifies brain regions damaged by prenatal alcohol exposure

Study suggests new way to screen infants for fetal alcohol syndrome

Study Suggests New Way to Screen Infants for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Moderate Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Stress in Monkeys Can Cause Touch Sensitivity

Eye Blinks May Help to Identify Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Shapes Sensory Preference, Upping Odds of Later Alcohol Use and Abuse

Identification of ethanol’s binding site on the L1 cell adhesion molecule may lead to novel drugs that prevent ethanol’s teratogenic effects

Three-dimensional medical imaging could improve doctors’ ability to diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome

Maternal alcohol drinking during pregnancy associated with risk for childhood conduct problems

First-of-its-kind Italian school study finds high levels of prenatal alcohol exposure

Pioneering researcher Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones receives genetics award from March of Dimes

Eye movement tasks can be used to assess fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Choline shows promise in reducing behavioral effects associated with prenatal alcohol exposure

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