News & Media

Below are news and media coverage of our lab, our research, and our lab members since 2014.


September 18, 2019  
"Vaping has claimed 7 lives. Doctors wonder if traditional smoking cessation methods will help people quit" - The Chicago Tribune
  Dr. Andrea King featured in vaping article

April 18, 2019  
"UChicago Medicine receives $3.8 million, 5-year grant to study stimulation and sedation in excessive drinkers" - University of Chicago Medicine
  Dr. Andrea King has been awarded a $3.8 million grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

January 17, 2019  
"What Dry January is All About, and Why You Might Want to Try It" - WTTW Chicago PBS
  Dr. Daniel Fridberg appears in a segment for WTTW Chicago PBS discussing the "dry January" trend

April 13, 2017  
"Think you can handle your alcohol? Study may urge some drinkers to think again" - Science Daily
  Results of the lab's work examining fine motor and complex task performance in heavy drinkers over time

May 10, 2016  
"Electronic Cigarettes: The Facts and the Myths" - University of Chicago Medicine
  In this webinar, addictions expert Andrea King, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at the University of Chicago, provides a general overview of electronic cigarettes: what they are, their harm and safety, prevalence of use among youth, whether they help quit smoking, whether they might encourage smoking, and more. (*Note: Updates prior information presented as part of August 2014 Chicago Smoking Cessation Awareness Week)

January 14, 2015  
"What is Alcohol Addiction?" - Chicago RedEye Newspaper
  Dr. Andrea King featured in a print and online piece as part of a series examining addiction.

December 15, 2014  
"Are E-Cigarettes Dangerous?" - Dr. Oz Show
  Dr. Andrea King appears in a segment on the Dr. Oz Show discussing the effects of e-cigarettes on smoking perpetuation.

August 25, 2014  
"The Siren Call of E-Cigarettes" - Medpage Today
  Dr. Daniel Fridberg appears in a segment for Medpage Today discussing how recent work from our lab fits into ongoing policy and public health decisions

August 18, 2014  
"Quitting Smoking, Chicago Style" - Science Life
  Dr. Daniel Fridberg speaks at a press conference for Smoking Cessation Awareness Week, Aug 18-22, 2014

August 5, 2014  
"E-Cigarettes: What we know and what we don't" - University of Chicago Medicine
  Dr. Andrea King, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago, gives a seminar on electronic cigarettes -- what we know about them and what we don't -- for Chicago Smoking Cessation Awareness Week.

May 26, 2014  
"Seeing e-cigarette use encourages young adult tobacco users to light up, study says" - University of Chicago Medicine
  Press release from article examining passive exposure to e-cigarettes published in Tobacco Control (online available 5/21/14)


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