Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Study of first-graders shows fetal alcohol spectrum disorders prevalent in US communities

February 06, 2018

Synopsis: NIH-funded research examined over 6,000 children to determine the prevalence of FASD ranged from 1.1 to 5 percent. The findings are reported online in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was co-led by Philip May, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, […]

NC Scientists Study Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

February 18, 2016

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 […]

The continuum of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in four rural communities in south africa: Prevalence and characteristics

December 31, 2015

The continuum of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in four rural communities in South Africa: Prevalence and characteristics. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, December 31, 2015. Philip A. May, a, b, Marlene M. de Vries, b, Anna-Susan Marais, b, Wendy O. Kalberg, c, Colleen M. Adnams, d, Julie M. Hasken, a, Barbara Tabachnick, e, Luther K. Robinson, […]

Indicated Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in South Africa: Effectiveness of Case Management

December 23, 2015

Indicated Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in South Africa: Effectiveness of Case Management. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, December 23, 2015. Marlene M. de Vries 1, Belinda Joubert 1, Marise Cloete 1, Sumien Roux 1, Beth A. Baca 2, Julie M. Hasken 3, Ronel Barnard 1, David Buckley 2, Wendy O. […]

New study: More Birth Defects Caused By Drinking During Pregnancy Than Previously Reported

October 22, 2015

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in the United States has long been estimated at no more than three children per 1,000. A new study published in the journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence reports that the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is between 3 and 8 per 1,000 and when combined with partial FAS (PFAS) […]

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

August 14, 2015

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 […]

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

February 25, 2015

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 […]

Prevalence and characteristics of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

October 27, 2014

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 […]

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

August 04, 2014

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 […]

NRI Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award

June 21, 2014

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 […]

Dietary intake, nutrition, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

February 22, 2014

Dietary intake, nutrition, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Reproductibe Toxicology. February 22. 2014. [Epub ahead of print] May PA, Hamrick KJ, Corbin KD, Hasken JM, Marais AS, Brooke LE, Blankenship J, Hoyme HE, Gossage JP. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nutrition Research Institute, NC Research […]

Preventing Disease and Improving Health Starts Early In Life

October 13, 2013

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 […]

Maternal alcohol consumption producing fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD): Quantity, frequency, and timing of drinking

August 08, 2013

Maternal alcohol consumption producing fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD): Quantity, frequency, and timing of drinking. Drug Alcohol Dependence. Aug 8, 2013 [Epub ahead of print]. May PA, Blankenship J, Marais AS, Gossage JP, Kalberg WO, Joubert B, Cloete M, Barnard R, De Vries M, Hasken J, Robinson LK, Adnams CM, Buckley D, Manning M, Parry […]

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

June 12, 2013

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 […]

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

March 25, 2013

  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 […]

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

March 25, 2013

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 […]