Items of Interest
Drink now, pay later?
Faculty Spotlights: Linda Spear
Do I Drink Too Much?
BBC interview with Dr. Linda Spear
Wine During Pregnancy: Potential Risks
Recently funded grants
Linda Spear - Impact of adolescent intermittent ethanol on adult social reward and anxiety. U01
Linda Spear - Developmental exposure alcohol research center. P50 Faculty members - Upstate: Rick Matthews, Frank Middleton, Steve Youngentob. Binghamton: Michael Nihznikov, Linda Spear, Norman Spear, Elena Varlinskaya. Cortland: Dave Berger, John Lombardo. Maryland: Sandra Mooney.
Steven Youngentob - Fetal nicotine exposure and chemosensory plasticity. R21
Sandra Mooney - Effects of developmental ethanol exposure on brain development. R01
Rick Matthews - The role of RPTPzeta in models of congenital muscular dystrophies. R01
News & Events
Festschrift in Honor of Dr. Norman “Skip” Spear
Friday, May 30, 2014
The DEARC is happy to announce that Dr. Sandra Mooney was recently elected to the Advisory Board for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group.
37th Annual RSA Scientific Meeting
June 21-25, 2014
2nd Annual Flux Congress
September 11-13, 2014
The Flux Congress acts as a forum for developmental cognitive neuroscientists and psychologists to share their findings, expand their knowledge base, and be informed of translational approaches. This conference is designed for scientists who use neuroimaging techniques to understand age related changes in brain function and structure.
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- Organizations offering support or information related to alcohol
- Medical information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Research Organizations
- National Institutes of Health: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
- NIAAA Alcohol Centers
- Alcohol Research Group
Established to conduct and disseminate high-quality research in epidemiology of alcohol consumption and problems including alcohol use disorders, alcohol-related health services, research and analyses of alcohol policy and its impacts
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- The Research Society on Alcoholism
Society promotes research and the acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge in the broad areas of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
- European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA)
- International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA)
Organizations offering support or information related to alcohol
Support group that focuses on providing confidential help to people who have been affected by someone else's drinking.
Charitable organization dedicated to the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
A service of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
- FAS Community Resource Center
Information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
- FASlink Fetal Alcohol Disorders Society
Provides a network that shares information on FASD issues, conferences and government initiatives as well as practical parenting ideas for families living with FASD. Funded through voluntary donations.
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Family Resource Institute
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify, understand and care for individuals disabled by prenatal alcohol exposure and their families.
Interdisciplinary partnership of nationally recognized health experts that focuses on economic, environmental, and policy influences on youth substance use, obesity and physical activity.
- March of Dimes
Nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Nonprofit organization whose mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
- National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Advocacy organization dedicated to increasing public awareness and understanding of the disease of alcoholism and drug dependence. Nationally, NCADD focuses on education, awareness, policy and advocacy. Locally, through our National Network of Affiliates, NCADD provides direct assistance to individuals and families affected by alcoholism and drug addiction through information and referral, community-based education and prevention, training, intervention, treatment, recovery support services and advocacy.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse - The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction
Information for Students, Parents, Teachers, Researchers and Medical Professionals from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
NOFAS strives to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy through primary prevention, advocacy and support.
- U.S. Department of Education/The Higher Education Center For Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Higher Education Center provides support to all institutions of higher education in their efforts to address the problems of alcohol and other drug abuse and violence.
Medical information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Mayo Clinic
- Medline Plus
- Web MD
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