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Release Date: 03/15/2021 Source: National Institutes of Health

Congratulations to Dr. Emma Childs on receiving an R21 award from the National…

On research “Influence of synthetic sex hormones on alcohol effects and consumption in women.“ with the co-investigators are Dr. Maki, Dr. Eisenlohr-Moul, and Dr. Aneet Ahluwalia.

Release Date: 11/12/2019

Dr. Emma Childs has been appointed a standing member of the “Clinical,…

Dr. Emma Childs has been appointed a standing member of the “Clinical, Treatment and Health Services Research Review Subcommittee” for NIAAA Initial Review Group.

Release Date: 03/19/2019

Dr. Emma Childs is a Co-Investigator on the newly awarded NIMH R21 studying…

Dr. Emma Childs is a Co-Investigator on the newly awarded NIMH R21 studying Late Luteal Phase Stress Reactivity (PI: Dr. Hamidovic, College of Pharmacy).

Release Date: 06/29/2017 Source:

10 Things to Know About Pot and Your Health

Do marijuana’s benefits outweigh its risks? Here's a look at the pros and cons of the drug. Earlier this month on The Tonight Show, Miley Cyrus told host Jimmy Fallon that she’d quit using marijuana because she had a dream “that I would die during my monologue on SNL for some reason, just get so stoned that I just died.”

Release Date: 06/02/2017 Source: UIC Today

Low-dose THC can relieve stress; more does just the opposite

Cannabis smokers often report that they use the drug to relax or relieve stress, but few studies provide clinical evidence of these effects.