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Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Disrupts Development of the Cortex
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213158217301201

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
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166432816302704

CIFASD Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test For Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2016/nov/10/uc-san-diego-researchers-develop-potential-blood-t/

Dr. Michael Charness, Scientific Director Of CIFASD, Delivered The 21st Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture At The National Institutes of Health
https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/dr-michael-e-charness-deliver-21st-annual-mark-keller-honorary-lecture

CIFASD Investigator Creates A Simple Screening Decision Tree For Identifying Individuals with FASD
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27476634

Prenatal Alcohol Alters Heart Rate Changes Associated With Learning about Novel Things in Toddlers
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27650880

Prenatal Ultrasound May Help Identify FASD
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27688069

Subtle Abnormalities in Brain Efficiency May Help To Refine Diagnostic Criteria for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11682-016-9624-4

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
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26164422

Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Are Consistent across Childhood and Adolescence and in both Boys and Girls
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27430360

The Combination of Prenatal Alcohol and Depression Is Linked To More Deficits in Infants than either Alcohol or Depression Alone
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27129610

Drinking Mothers Also Likely To Be Short On Vitamin D
http://cifasd.org/news/drinking-mothers-also-likely-to-be-short-on-vitamin-d

CIFASD Investigator, Johann Eberhart, Uses Zebrafish to Study Genes That Affect Risk to FASD
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27122171

CIFASD Investigators Johann Eberhart and Scott Parnell Review the Genetics of FASD
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/acer.13066/abstract

Mother Warns of Consequences of Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/this-mother-drank-while-pregnant-heres-what-her-daughters-like-at-43

CIFASD Researcher Michael Charness Adds Caution on Pregnancy and Alcohol
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/02/added-caution-on-pregnancy-and-alcohol/

Is It OK To Drink Alcohol While Pregnant? 10 Things You Should Know about the CDC’s New Guidelines
http://www.self.com/wellness/health/2016/02/drinking-alcohol-while-pregnant

No Alcohol during Pregnancy – Ever – Pleads American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/21/health/aap-no-alcohol-during-pregnancy

Dr. Kathleen Sulik gave Keller Lecture “Embryos and Ethanol: Basic Research to Prevention” at NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, Md.
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/news-events/meetings-events-exhibits/keller-lecture-featuring-dr-kathleen-sulik

Michael Charness, Scientific Director of CIFASD, is honored with the Henry Rosett Award
http://fasdsg.org/Rosett_Awards.php

Rutgers Names CIFASD Researcher Dipak K. Sarkar Board of Governors Professor
http://news.rutgers.edu/news-release/rutgers-names-distinguished-animal-sciences-researcher-dipak-k-sarkar-board-governors-professor/20141209

Dr. Ed Riley Wins Starfish Award at the 6th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
http://www.psychology.sdsu.edu/dr-edward-riley-awarded-the-starfish-award

Edward Riley, CIFASD PI, spoke at APA congressional briefing on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
http://www.apa.org/about/gr/science/spin/2015/04/fetal-alcohol-spectrum.aspx

Can I Drink While Pregnant? Brain Imaging Expert Elizabeth Sowell Weighs In
http://researchlablog.org/post/97149029197/can-i-drink-while-pregnant-brain-imaging-expert

CIFASD Investigators Study Inattention & Hyperactivity in Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
http://cifasd.org/research/cifasd-investigators-study-inattention-and-hyperactivity

CIFASD Visualization Experts Help Doctors Diagnose Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUIhfSsgnCA

Children with Alcohol Exposure Don’t Perform Worse Cognitively with an Additional Diagnosis of ADHD
http://cifasd.org/research/children-with-alcohol-exposure-and-adhd

Dipak Sarkar, CIFASD member and Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences, delivered the prestigious S.K. Manchanda Memorial Oration
http://sebsnjaesnews.rutgers.edu/2014/01/prof-dipak-sarkar-delivers-prestigious-memorial-lecture-in-india/

CIFASD investigator Dr. Sarah Mattson shows behavioral similarities and differences in children with FASD compared to children with ADHD
http://newscenter.sdsu.edu/sdsu_newscenter/news.aspx?s=73643

CIFASD investigator Dr. Michael Charness investigates a signaling pathway linked to fetal alcohol risk
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/hms-spl022013.php

Even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect a child’s IQ
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-11/uob-emd111212.php

CIFASD researcher shows that a family history of alcoholism may add to damaging effects of prenatal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-10/ace-afh100912.php

CIFASD researcher tries new approach to treating fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/19519058/at-emory-university-experts-try-new-approach-to-treating-fetal-alcohol-syndrom

Imaging study sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-08/uonc-iss082212.php

Cognitive changes may be only sign of fetal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/nioc-ccm072012.php

Functional neurologic abnormalities due to prenatal alcohol exposure are common
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/ace-fna071612.php

Examining adaptive abilities in children with prenatal alcohol exposure and/or ADHD
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-05/ace-eaa050712.php

Researchers quantify the damage of alcohol by timing and exposure during pregnancy
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-01/ace-rqt010812.php

Analysis of fetal meconium can reveal gestational alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-12/ace-aof120811.php

Wayne State to develop a computer-delivered intervention for alcohol use during pregnancy
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-10/wsu–wst102611.php

Reductions in the brain’s deep gray matter volumes help explain fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-05/ace-rit050911.php

Why some children are harmed by mother’s alcohol, but others aren’t
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-03/nu-wsc032311.php

Reductions in the brain’s deep gray matter volumes help explain fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-05/ace-rit050911.php

Dr. Mattson of the CIFASD compares profiles of learning and memory impairments in children with FASD and ADHD
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-03/ace-cpo030811.php

Drinking during pregnancy increases risk of premature birth
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-04/bc-ddp040811.php

Adolescents exposed to alcohol during first trimester more prone to develop conduct disorder
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-03/e-aoo032111.php

Eyeblink conditioning may help in assessing children with fetal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-11/ace-ecm110910.php

Children of older women appear vulnerable to the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-07/ace-coo071310.php

Experts recommend screening of alcohol use to help prevent FASD
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/295922

Creating a Preliminary Neurobehavioral Profile of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/06/100621173725.htm

CDP-choline supplement may prevent alcohol-related brain and skull defects
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-05/mcog-smp052710.php

Folate prevents alcohol-induced congenital heart defects in mice
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-05/uosf-fpa052410.php

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder linked to high prevalence of epilepsy, Queen’s study
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-04/qu-fas040610.php

Neural processing differences in ADHD in individuals with and without prenatal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-01/ace-npd012010.php

PI Highlight – Dr. Sarah Mattson
http://www.foundation.sdsu.edu/highlight/highlight_mattson.html

CIFASD PI, Dr. Kathy Sulik, is awarded an ARRA Challenge Grant to study imaging in rodents
http://www.med.unc.edu/alcohol/centerlinenews/sulikarra.htm

Renowned UC San Diego Researcher and CIFASD PI, Dr. Ken Jones, receives Hartwell Foundation Grant to study diet and birth defects
http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/awards/04-08KennethLyonsJones.asp

Dr. Kathy Sullik, CIFASD PI, is awarded the Henry Rosett Award
http://www.med.unc.edu/alcohol/centerlinenews/sulikaward09.html

Examining mathematical abilities in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-11/ace-ema111209.php

Children with FASD have more severe behavioral problems than children with ADHD
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-07/ace-cwf071009.php

Alcohol, pregnancy and brain cell death
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-08/ru-apa082709.php

Prenatal alcohol exposure alters gene expression, which contributes to alcohol-related developmental disorders
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-06/tes-sgc060909.php

Genetics can mediate vulnerability to alcohol’s effects during pregnancy
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-04/ace-gcm041509.php

Frogs reveal clues about the effects of alcohol during development
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-04/tcob-frc033009.php

Fetal alcohol syndrome testing expands
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-03/qu-fas031909.php

Zinc supplements during pregnancy may counteract damage from early alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-02/ace-zsd012609.php

Combined measures of maternal drinking can predict resulting problems in children
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-02/ace-cmo012609.php

Alcohol exposure in the womb affects ‘teenage’ booze behavior
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-01/bc-aei011309.php

Prenatal alcohol exposure damages white matter, the brain’s connective network
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-12/ace-pae121208.php

Prenatal alcohol exposure damages white matter, the brain’s connective network
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-12/ace-pae121208.php

Light drinking during pregnancy will NOT make your child smarter!
http://www.cifasd.org/news/light.doc

Researchers block damage to fetal brain following maternal alcohol consumption
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-08/aps-rbd080808.php

Prenatal drinking, environmental enrichment: Effects on neurotrophins are independent of each other
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-07/ace-pde071308.php

Moderate prenatal exposure to alcohol and stress in monkeys can cause touch sensitivity
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-02/sfri-mpe020108.php

Alcohol binges early in pregnancy increase risk of infant oral clefts
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-07/nioe-abe073108.php

Water-diffusion technology identifies brain regions damaged by prenatal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-07/ace-wti071308.php

Study suggests new way to screen infants for fetal alcohol syndrome
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-03/ehs-ssn030508.php

Study Suggests New Way to Screen Infants for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-03/ehs-ssn030508.php

Moderate Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Stress in Monkeys Can Cause Touch Sensitivity
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-02/sfri-mpe020108.php

Eye Blinks May Help to Identify Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-02/ace-ebm012808.php

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Shapes Sensory Preference, Upping Odds of Later Alcohol Use and Abuse
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-12/apa-pae120707.php

Identification of ethanol’s binding site on the L1 cell adhesion molecule may lead to novel drugs that prevent ethanol’s teratogenic effects
http://www.cifasd.org/news/lay.asp

Three-dimensional medical imaging could improve doctors’ ability to diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome
http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/nov07/5720

Maternal alcohol drinking during pregnancy associated with risk for childhood conduct problems
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-11/jaaj-mad110107.php

First-of-its-kind Italian school study finds high levels of prenatal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-08/ace-fis082106.php

Pioneering researcher Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones receives genetics award from March of Dimes
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-03/modf-prd031607.php

Eye movement tasks can be used to assess fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-02/ace-emt021507.php

Choline shows promise in reducing behavioral effects associated with prenatal alcohol exposure
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-02/apa-csp022607.php

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