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November 6, 2017

Higher estrogen levels linked to increased alcohol sensitivity in brain’s ‘reward center’

Findings may play a role in development of addiction in women

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July 23, 2015

Biomarker higher in binge drinkers

Simple blood test may help identify young adults at risk for alcohol abuse

April 13, 2015

Unique UIC center will study alcohol’s effect on genes

New center, funded by $7 million NIH grant, will study long-term exposure

October 28, 2014

Women’s health researcher receives Betty Ford Award

Groundbreaking studies of mental health, substance abuse

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June 5, 2014

Alcohol may protect trauma patients from later complications

Intoxication seems to have ‘substantial protective effect’

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May 15, 2014

Join UIC researchers in a Pint of Science at local tavern

At three-day festival, education goes down smooth

Two brain scans with different areas highlighted

September 3, 2013

Alcohol breaks brain links for social cues

Study finds reason for “maladaptive behaviors”

Two brain scans with different areas highlighted

August 29, 2013

Alcohol breaks brain connections needed to process social cues

Researchers identify how alcohol hampers ability to read, react to facial expressions

Shane Phillips and two students performing tests in Phillips' lab

June 4, 2013

Binge drinking may put young people at risk for heart disease

Blood vessels show changes that may predict cardiovascular problems

Dr. Subhash Pandey

March 5, 2013

Gene activity links anxiety, alcohol use

Research suggests new targets for drugs to combat alcoholism and anxiety.

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