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Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra A. Brown Receives Two Prestigious Research Awards

October 2, 2020

UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra A. Brown has received two national recognitions for her pioneering research in the field of psychology from the APA and the NIAAA.

Patterns in Adolescent Brains Could Predict Heavy Alcohol Use

August 8, 2012

…the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, online August 8.

Researchers Identify Neural Factors That Predict Adolescent Alcohol Use

August 30, 2016

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified 34 neural factors that predict adolescent alcohol consumption. The list, based upon complex algorithms analyzing data from neuropsychological testing and neuroimaging studies, was significantly more accurate —approximately 74 percent — than demographic information alone.

Cannabis Research Buds Out in New Directions, Arthritis to Insomnia

October 10, 2019

…schizophrenia, rheumatoid arthritis, insomnia, alcohol dependence and anxiety linked to anorexia. “Within the medical community, there is significant interest in the role of medical cannabis and CBD,” said Dr. Igor Grant, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and CMCR director. “There is a hope that it could be yet…

New Program to Address Impaired Driving from Alcohol, Cannabis and Prescription Drugs

December 16, 2019

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.

Students Gear Up for 33rd Annual Sun God Festival

April 16, 2015

…focus on drug and alcohol safety.” González, who chaired the Sun God Festival Health and Safety Task Force comprised of students, faculty and staff, added, “Our message to students is: have fun at the festival and behave responsibly. If the Sun God Festival is to continue, students need to participate…

Tiny Injectable Sensor Could Provide Unobtrusive, Long-term Alcohol Monitoring

April 10, 2018

…under the surface of the skin for continuous, long-term alcohol monitoring. The chip is powered wirelessly by a wearable device such as a smartwatch or patch. The goal of this work is to develop a convenient, routine monitoring device for patients in substance abuse treatment programs.

Doctorate Program Will Study Substance Abuse and Its Consequences

February 18, 2015

…research devoted to studying the use and misuse of alcohol and drugs – and related social and health consequences.

Unsafe at Any Level: Very Low Blood Alcohol Content Associated With Causing Car Crashes

January 16, 2014

Even “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than the sober drivers they collide with, reports a University of California, San Diego study of accidents in the United States.

How Adolescents Used Drugs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 24, 2021

Among adolescents ages 10 to 14 in the U.S, the overall rate of drug use remained relatively stable in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one change was a decreased use of alcohol, but an increased use of nicotine and misuse of prescription drugs.

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