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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.

Intestinal Fungi Worsen Alcoholic Liver Disease

May 22, 2017

…deaths are due to alcohol abuse. Yet apart from alcohol abstinence, there are no specific treatments to reduce the severity of alcohol-associated liver disease. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) have linked intestinal fungi to increased risk of death for…

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.

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.

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.

Children Affected by Prenatal Drinking More Numerous than Previously Estimated

February 6, 2018

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a significant number of children across four regions in the United States were determined to have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). The new findings may represent more accurate prevalence estimates of FASD among the general population than prior research.

UC San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research Awards Grants for Five Novel Studies

October 10, 2019

The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of novel medical applications.

Grant Supports Education Programs Emphasizing Driving Unimpaired, Focus on Teens

November 14, 2022

Researchers at The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego are working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

Sobering Data Drives Home Need to Expand Teen DUI Prevention Program

October 19, 2016

In an effort to put the brakes on sobering statistics related to teenagers driving under the influence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will join forces with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) to reduce alcohol-impaired driving among San Diego youth ages 15 to 20.

Safe for Sun God: Ten Tips for Students Attending this Year’s Festival

April 21, 2016

…focuses on drug and alcohol safety as well as sexual assault prevention.” González added, “We know that a majority of students attending the festival act responsibly; however too many high-risk activities have occurred at past Sun God events. The future of this event has always been in the hands of…

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