News & Media

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


  • 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)

  • January 13, 2013
    "What are E-Cigarettes?" - NBC 5 Chicago
      Dr. Andrea King appears in a news segment about e-cigarettes on NBC Chicago

  • December 12, 2012
    "Drug May Help Women Who Quit Smoking Avoid Weight Gain" - HealthDay
      Results of the lab's work with Naltrexone as a smoking cessation aid

  • April 5, 2011
    "Drinking can make you happy or sad depending on your make-up" - London Telegraph
      Results of the lab's work examining subjective response to alcohol

  • January 17, 2011
    "Courage to Quit Campaign Interview" - ABC WLS-TV Chicago
      Dr. Andrea King discussed the Courage to Quit campaign during an interview on ABC Chicago

  • January 28, 2008
    "Big help for women smokers?" - Chicago Sun Times
      Dr. King appears in article reporting on lab's work with Naltrexone as a smoking cessation aid

  • January 14, 2007
    "Are you a binge drinker?" - Chicago Sun Times
      Dr. King is interviewed as part of a piece defining binge drinking



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