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NC Scientists Study Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Carly Stephenson See the original story on TimeWarner Cable. CABARRUS COUNTY — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released information on alcohol and pregnancy, and now scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus are building on that to recommend complete health solutions for women trying to have children. According to Dr. Philip May’s […]

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No amount of alcohol in pregnancy is safe: ‘There is too much that is unknown’, warns leading expert 

By Lisa Ryan Read the original article in DailyMail A fetal alcohol syndrome expert warns against pregnant alcohol use There is too much risk – and unknowns – to justify drinking, he says A recent study found fetal alcohol syndrome is more common than thought FAS said to affect 3 out of 1,000 kids – but […]

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Maternal Nutritional Status as a Contributing Factor for the Risk of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Maternal nutritional status as a contributing factor for the risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, Reproductive Toxicology. December 3, 2015. Philip A. Maya, b, Kari J. Hamrickc, Karen D. Corbind, Julie M. Haskena, Anna-Susan Maraise, f, Jason Blankenshipb, H.Eugene Hoymeg, J.Phillip Gossageb a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nutrition Research Institute, Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA b The University of New Mexico Center on […]

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Catawba scholar helps with research at UNC’s Nutrition Institute

Read the original story in the Salisbury Post. Noyce Scholar Brinsley Stewart of Boonville plans to be a math teacher after she graduates from Catawba College in May 2016, but her internship experience this summer at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis gave her some keen insights into just […]

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Prevalence and Characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in a Rocky Mountain Region City

Prevalence and Characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in a Rocky Mountain Region City. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 14 Aug 2015, Philip A. May, Carol Keaster, Rosemary Bozeman, Joelene Goodover, Jason Blankenship, Wendy O. Kalberg, David Buckley, Marita Brooks, Julie Hasken, J. Phillip Gossage, Luther K. Robinson, Melanie Manning, H. Eugene Hoyme Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School […]

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Volume changes and brain‐behavior relationships in white matter and subcortical gray matter in children with prenatal alcohol exposure

Volume changes and brain‐behavior relationships in white matter and subcortical gray matter in children with prenatal alcohol exposure, Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Feb 25, Gautam P1, Lebel C, Narr KL, Mattson SN, May PA, Adnams CM, Riley EP, Jones KL, Kan EC, Sowell ER. 1Department of Pediatrics, Developmental Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory, Keck School of Medicine, USC/Children‘s Hospital […]

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Prevalence and characteristics of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Prevalence and characteristics of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders Pediatrics. 2014 Oct 27, May PA1, Baete A2, Russo J2, Elliott AJ3, Blankenship J4, Kalberg WO4, Buckley D4, Brooks M4, Hasken J5, Abdul-Rahman O6, Adam MP7, Robinson LK8,Manning M9, Hoyme HE3. 1Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel […]

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Developmental Trajectories for Visuo-Spatial Attention are Altered by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A Longitudinal FMRI Study

Developmental Trajectories for Visuo-Spatial Attention are Altered by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A Longitudinal FMRI Study Cereb Cortex. 2014 Aug  Gautam P1, Nuñez SC1, Narr KL2, Mattson SN3, May PA4, Adnams CM5, Riley EP3, Jones KL6, Kan EC1, Sowell ER1. Developmental Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine at USC/Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2Department of Neurology, University of California at […]

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Alcohol Use, Working Conditions, Job Benefits, and the Legacy of the ―Dop‖ System among Farm Workers in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: Hope Despite High Levels of Risky Drinking

Alcohol Use, Working Conditions, Job Benefits, and the Legacy of the ―Dop‖ System among Farm Workers in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: Hope Despite High Levels of Risky Drinking International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Jul 21, 2014 J. Phillip Gossage 1, Cudore L. Snell 2, Charles D. H. Parry 3,4, Anna-Susan Marais 4, Ronel […]

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The Clinical Utility and Specificity of Parent Report of Executive Function among Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure.

The Clinical Utility and Specificity of Parent Report of Executive Function among Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Jul 17,2014 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Nguyen TT1, Glass L1, Coles CD2, Kable JA2, May PA3, Kalberg WO4, Sowell ER5, Jones KL6, Riley EP1, Mattson SN1; the CIFASD. 11Center for Behavioral Teratology,Department of Psychology,San Diego State University,San […]

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NRI Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award

Philip A. May, Ph.D., research professor at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, NC, is this year’s recipient of the Henry Rosett Award. Each year, the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Study Group of the Research Society on Alcoholism honors a researcher with this award of merit. It recognizes an individual who has made […]

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Infants to Teens Impacted by Genetics, Nutrition and Exercise

NCRC News Scientists at the NC Research Campus are exploring areas of genetics, nutrition and human performance that impact brain development, risk factors for disease and the overall health of infants, toddlers, young children and teenagers.   Omega-3 Intake Linked to Higher Cognition in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive […]

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Preventing Disease and Improving Health Starts Early In Life

Disease prevention and good health is not a goal just for adults. NC Research Campus scientists are contributing scientific findings that show a a lifetime of good health starts as early as infancy with a mother’s diet and her genotype playing a critical role. As a child grows, their eating habits and activity level determine their risk for […]

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Nutrition Research Institute: Helping the world get healthier, one person at the time

The Nutrition Research Institute is located on the developing North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Scientific studies under way at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nutrition Research Institute (NRI), located on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, show promise of a healthier future for children and adults based on new […]

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2013 NRI Faculty Awards

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UNC Nutrition scientist awarded $5.3 million grant to study fetal alcohol disorders

  The Salsibury Post The UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis has received a $5.3 million grant to study fetal alcohol disorders in South Africa.  The funds are from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The study will be conducted by Dr. Philip May, a faculty member at the […]

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UNC Nutrition scientist awarded $5.3 million grant to study fetal alcohol disorders

The Salisbury Post The UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis has received a $5.3 million grant to study fetal alcohol disorders in South Africa.  The funds are from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The study will be conducted by Dr. Philip May, a faculty member at the University […]

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N.C. Research Campus operation lands $5.3M NIH grant

Jennifer Thomas, Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute has received a five-year, $5.3 million grant to study fetal-alcohol disorders in South Africa. The funds from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will support a handful of studies that will explore the effects of […]

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Prevalence of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Communities Near Rome, Italy: Rates Are Substantially Higher Than Previous Estimates

Philip A. May, Daniela Fiorentino, Giovana Coraile, Wendy O. Kalberg, H. Eugene Hoyme, Alfredo S. Aragon, David Buckley, Chandra Stellavato, J. Phillip Gossage, Luther K. Robinson, Melanie Manning, and Mauro Ceccanti.(2011)Prevalence of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Communities Near Rome, Italy: Rates Are Substantially Higher Than Previous Estimates. International Journal of Environmental Research […]

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Maternal Risk Factors Predicting Child Physical Characteristics and Dysmorphology in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Philip A. May, Barbara G. Tabachnick, Luther K. Robinson, H. Eugene Hoyme, and J. Phillip Gossage (2011)Maternal Risk Factors Predicting Child Physical Characteristics and Dysmorphology in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Drug and Alcohol Dependencedoi:10,1016/j.drugaldep.2011.05.009 Abstract BACKGROUND: Previous research in South Africa revealed very high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), of 46-89 […]

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Maternal Risk Factors for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Not as Simple as it Might Seem

Philip A. May and J. Phillip Gossage(2011)Maternal Risk Factors for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Not as Simple as it Might Seem.Alcohol Research and Health34(1):15-26 Abstract Gathering information about drinking during pregnancy is one of the most difficult aspects of studying fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). This information is critical to linking specific risk factors to […]

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A Field Trial of Alcohol Server Training for Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Jack Dresser, Randall Starling, W. Gill Woodall, Paula Stanghetta, and Philip A. May (2011)A Field Trial of Alcohol Server Training for Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 72(3): 490-496 Abstract OBJECTIVE: An alcohol-server training program to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome was developed, implemented, and evaluated in a comparison […]

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