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  • 2016

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    Guide Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Strategies to Support Student

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    New Zealand now has its own FASD Action Plan

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    Prenatal Alcohol Exposure, FASD, and Child Behavior: A Meta-analysis

    Tsang TW., Lucas BR., Olson HC., Pinto RZ., & Elliott EJ., Pediatrics, doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2542

    Developmental ethanol exposure-induced sleep fragmentation predicts adult cognitive impairment

    Wilson DA., Masiello K., Lewin MP., Hui M., Smiley JF., & Saito M., Neuroscience, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.02.020

    Improving Educational Outcomes in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Through Interagency Collaboration

    Boys CJ., Bjorke J., Dole KN., Dalnes C., Terwey S., & Chang P-N, Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology, doi: 10.1007/s40817-016-0011-2

    Theory of Mind in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Lindinger NM., Malcolm-Smith S., Dodge NC., Molteno CD., Thomas KGF., Meintjes EM., Jacobson JL., & Jacobson SW., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12961

    The Influence of Extrinsic Reinforcement on Children with Heavy Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

    Graham DM., Glass L., & Mattson SN., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12959

    Association between alcohol consumption during pregnancy and risks of congenital heart defects in offspring: meta-analysis of epidemiological observational studies

    Wen Z., Yu D., Zhang W., Fan C., Hu L., FengY., Yang L., Wu Z., Chen R., Yin K., & Mo X., Italian Journal of Pediatrics, doi: 10.1186/s13052-016-0222-2

    Drinking During Pregnancy and the Developing Brain: Is Any Amount Safe

    Charness, Riley & Sowell (2016) "Drinking During Pregnancy and the Developing Brain: Is Any Amount Safe?" Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 2. (pp. 80-82)

    Ethanol induces cytostasis of cortical basal progenitors

    Riar AK., Narasimhan M., Rathinam ML., Henderson GI., & Mahimainathan L., Journal of Biomedical Science, doi: 10.1186/a12929-016-0225-8

    Comorbidity of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Popova S., Lange S., Shield K., Mihic A., Chudley AE., Mukherjee RAS., Bekmuradov D., & Rehm J., The Lancet, doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01345-8

    Interhemispheric Functional Brain Connectivity in Neonates with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: Preliminary Findings

    Donald KA., Ipser JC., Howells FM., Roos A., Fouche J-P., Riley EP., Koen N., Woods RP., Biswal B., Zar HJ., Narr KL., & Stein DJ., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12930

    The Impact of Prenatal Ethanol Exposure on Neuroanatomical and Behavioral Development in Mice

    Abbott CW., Kozanian OO., Kanaan J., Wendel KM., & Huffman KJ., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12936

    Worldwide Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Literature Review including Meta-analysis

    Roozen S., Peters G-JY., Kok G., Townend D., Nijhuis J., & Curfs L., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12939

    Comparing Executive Functioning in Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and ADHD: A Meta-Analysis

    Khoury JE. & Milligan K., Journal of Attention Disorders, doi: 10.1177/1087054715622016

    Experiences in the Canadian Criminal Justice System for Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Double Jeopardy?

    Pei J., Leung WSW., Jampolsky F., & Alsbury B., Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, doi: 10.3138/cjccj.2014.E25

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy: A Case Report in Medicolegal Autopsy

    Tangsermkijsakul A., The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000215

  • 2015

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    The continuum of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in four rural communities in South Africa: Prevalence and characteristics

    May PA., de Vries MM., Marais A-S., Kalberg WO., Adnams CM., Hasken JM., Tabachnick B., Robinson LK., Manning MA., Lyons Jones K., Hoyme D., Seedat S., Parry CDH., & Hoyme HE., Drug and Alcohol Dependence, doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.12.023

    Which women are missed by primary health-care based interventions for alcohol and drug use?

    Roberts SCM., Ralph LJ.,Wilsnack SC., & Foster DG., Addictive Behaviors, 30 December 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.201512.015

    Alcohol consumption and binge drinking in early pregnancy. A cross-sectional study with data from the Copenhagen Pregnancy Cohort [PDF]

    Iversen ML., Sorensen NO., Broberg L., Damm P., Hedegaard M., Tabor A., & Hegaard HK., BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, doi:10.1186/s12884-015-0757-z

    Alcohol exposure in utero is associated with decreased gray matter volume in neonates

    Donald KA., Fouche JP., Roos A., Koen N., Howells FM., Riley EP., Woods RP., Zar HJ., Narr KL, & Stein DJ., Metabolic Brain Disease, doi: 10.1007/s11011-015-9771-0

    Systematic Review of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Interventions Across the Life Span

    Reid N., Dawe S., Shelton D., Harnett P., Warner J., Armstrong E., LeGros K., & O’Callaghan F., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12903

    The Economic Burden of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada in 2013

    Popova S., Lange S., Burd L., & Rehm J., Alcohol and Alcoholism, doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agv117

    Prenatal binge-like alcohol exposure alters brain and systemic responses to reach sodium and water balance

    Godino A., Abate P., Amigone JL., Vivas L., & Molina JC., Neuroscience, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.10.004

    Integrating care for individuals with FASD: results from a multi-stakeholder symposium

    Masotti P., Longstaffe S., Gammon H., Isbister J., Maxwell B., & Hanlon-Dearman A., BMC Health Services Research., doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1113-8

    FASD Prevalence among Schoolchildren in Poland

    Okylicz-Kozaryn K., Borkowska M., & Brzozka K., Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, doi: 10.1111/jar.12219

    Epigenetic mechanisms: A possible link between autism spectrum disorders and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Varadinova M., & Boyadjieva N., Pharmacological Research, doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2015.09.011

    Alcohol Use and Binge Drinking Among Women of Childbearing Age – United States, 2011-2013

    Tan CH., Denny CH., Cheal NE., Sniezek JE., and Kanny D., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 25 September 2015

    Maternal Iron Deficiency Worsens the Associative Learning Deficits and Hippocampal and Cerebellar Losses in a Rat Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Huebner SM., Tran TD., Rufer ES., Crump PM., and Smith SM., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.111/acer.12876

    Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease, cancer, injury, admission to hospital, and mortality: a prospective cohort study

    Smyth E., Yusuf S., et al., The Lancet, 16 September 2015, doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00235-4

    Atypical cortical gyrification in adolescents with histories of heavy prenatal alcohol exposure

    Infante MA., Moore EM., Bischoff-Grethe A., Migliorini R., Mattson SN., and Riley EP., Brain Research, 12 August 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2015.08.002

    The Use of Open- and Closed-Loop Control During Goal-Directed Force Responses by Children with Heavy Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

    Simmons RW., Nguyen TT., Thomas JD., and Riley EP., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 6 August 2015, doi: 10.1111/acer.12827

    Persistent Interneuronopathy in the Prefrontal Cortex of Young Adult Offspring Exposed to Ethanol In Utero

    Skorput AGJ., Gupta VP., Yeh PWL., and Yeh HH., The Journal of Neuroscience, 5 August 2015, doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1462-15.2015

    High postnatal susceptibility of hippocampal cytoskeleton in response to ethanol exposure during pregnancy and lactation

    Reis KP., Heimfarth L., Pierozan P., Ferreira F., Loureiro SO., Fernandes CG., Carvalho RV., and Pessoa-Pureur R., Alcohol, 5 August 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.06.005

    Prenatal alcohol exposure, adaptive function, and entry into adult roles in a prospective study of young adults

    Lynch ME., Kable JA., and Coles CD., Neurotoxicity and Teratology, 4 August 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.ntt.2015.07.008

    Under-reporting of maternal and perinatal adverse events in New Zealand

    Farquhar C., Armstrong S., Kim B., Masson V., and Sadler L., BMJ Open, 23 July 2015, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007970

    Prenatal ethanol exposure-induced adrenal developmental abnormality of male offspring rats and its possible intrauterine programming mechanisms

    Huang H., He Z., Zhu C., Liu L., Kou H, Shen L., and Wang H., Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 15 July 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2015.07.005

    Prevalence and predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy: findings from international multicentre cohort studies

    O’Keefe LM., Kearney PM., McCarthy FP., Khashan AS., Greene RA., North RA., Poston L., McCowan LME., Baker PN., Dekker GA., Walker JJ., Taylor R., and Kenny LC., BMJ Open, 6 July 2015, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006323

    Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: From Animal Models to Human Studies

    Murawski NJ., Moore EM., Thomas JD., and Riley EP., The Journal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

    Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (ND-PAE): Review of Evidence and Guidelines for Assessment

    Doyle LR., and Mattson SN., Current Developmental Disorders Reports 2015, 27 June 2015, doi:10.1007/s40474-015-0054-6

    Maternal periconceptional alcohol consumption and congenital heart defects

    Zhu Y., Romitti PA., Caspers Conway KM., Shen DH., Sun L., Browne ML., Botto LD., Lin AE., Druschel CM., and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 27 June 2015, doi: 10.1002/bdra.23352

    What Happens When Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Become Adults?

    Moore EM., and Riley EP., Current Developmental Disorders Reports, 24 June 2015, doi: 10.1007/s40474-015-0053-7

    It’s a Shame! Stigma Against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Examining the Ethical Implications for Public Health Practices and Policies

    Bell E., Andrew G., Di Pietro N., Chudley AE., Reynolds JN., and Racine E., Public Health Ethics, 18 May 2015, doi: 10.1093/phe/phv012

    Placental Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters Are Elevated with Maternal Alcohol Use in Pregnancies Complicated by Prematurity

    Gauthier TW., Mohan SS., Gross TS., Harris FL., Guidot DM. and Brown LAS., PLoS ONE, 15 May 2015, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126552

    Early Maternal Alcohol Consumption Alters Hippocampal DNA Methylation, Gene Expression and Volume in a Mouse Model

    Marjonen H., Sierra A., Nyman A., Rogojin V., Grohn O., Linden A-M., Hautaniemi S., and Kaminen-Ahola N., PLoS ONE, 13 May 2015, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124931

    Voluntary Exercise Partially Reverses Neonatal Alcohol-Induced Deficits in mPFC Layer IIIII Dendritic Morphology of Male Adolescent Rats

    Hamilton GF, Criss KJ., and Klintsova AY., Synapse, 12 May 2015, doi: 10.1002/syn.21827

    Correlates of partner support to abstain from prenatal alcohol use: a cross-sectional survey among Dutch partners of pregnant women

    van der Wulp NY., Hoving C., and de Vries H., Health and Social Care., 5 May 2015, doi: 10.1111/hsc.12235

    Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group

    Reynolds JN., Valenzuela CF., Medina AE., and Wozniak JR., Alcohol, doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.02.009

    Verbal Learning and Memory Impairment in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Lewis CE., Thomas KGF., Dodge NC., Molteno CD., Meintjes EM., Jacobson JL., and Jacobson SW., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12671

    Drinking beyond a lifetime: New and emerging insights into paternal alcohol exposure on subsequent generations

    Finegersh A., Rompala GR., Martin DIK. and Homanics GE., Alcohol, 30 March 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.02.008

    The effect of prenatal alcohol co-exposure on neonatal abstinence syndrome in infants born to mothers in opiod maintenance treatment

    Kreitinger C., Gutierrez H, Hamidovic A., Schmitt C., Sarangarm P., Rayburn WF, Leeman L., and Bakhireva LN., The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, doi:10.3109/14767058.2015.1018168

    A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Prevention Approaches for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Clarren S., Salmon A., Jonsson E., Ospina M., Moga C., Dennett L., and Harstall C., Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder FASD: Who is responsible?, doi: 10.1002/9783527635481.ch3

    Eye movements reveal sexually dimorphic deficits in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

    The Impact of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Hippocampal-Dependent Outcome Measures is Influenced by Prenatal and Early-Life Rearing Conditions

    Caldwell KK., Goggin SL., Labrecque MT., and Allan AM., Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12674

    Moderate Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Enhances CluN2B Containing NMDA Receptor Binding and Ifenprodil Sensitivity in Rate Agranular Insular Cortex

    Bird CW., Candelaria-Cook FT., Magcalas CM., Davies S., Calenzuela CF., Savage DD., and Hamilton DA., PLoS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118721

    Docosahexaenoic acid partially ameliorates deficits in social behaviour and ultrasonic vocalizations caused by prenatal ethanol exposure

    Wellann KA., George F., Bmouti F., and Mooney SM., Behavioral Brain Research, doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2015.02.048

    Maternal L-glutamine supplementation prevents prenatal alcohol exposure-induced fetal growth restriction in an ovine model

    Sawant OB., Wu G., and Washburn SE., Amino Acids, doi:10.1007/s00726-015-1945-x

    Visual search for feature conjunctions: an fMRI study comparing alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) to ADHD

    O’Conaill CR. ,Malisza KL., Buss JL., Bolster RB., Clandy C., Dreessen de Gervai P., Chudley AE., and Longstaffe S., Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, doi:10.1186/s11689-015-9106-9

    Maternal alcohol intake around the time of conception causes glucose intolerance and insulin insensitivity in rat offspring, which is exacerbated by a postnatal high-fat diet

    Gårdebjer EM., Anderson ST., Pantaleon M., Wlodeck ME., and Moritz KM., The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, doi: 10.1096/fj.14-268979

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

    Gautam P., Lebel C., Narr KL., Mattson SN., May PA., Adnams CM., Riley EP., Jones KL., Kan EC., and Sowell ER., Human Brain Mapping, doi:10.1002/hbm.22772

    Dose effect of gestational ethanol exposure on placentation and fetal growth

    Gundogan F., Gillian J., Qi W., Chen E., Naram R., and de la Monte SM., Placenta, doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2015.02.010

    Emotion recognition in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Prenatal alcohol exposure and adolescent stress increase sensitivity to stress and gonadal hormone influences on cognition in adult female rats

    Comeau WL., Lee K., Anderson K., and Weinberg J., Physiology & Behavior, doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.02.033

    Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Alters Steady-State and Activated Gene Expression in the Adult Rat Brain

    Substance use and teen pregnancy in the United States: Evidence from the NSDUH 2002–2012

    Genetic Absence of nNOS Worsens Fetal Alcohol Effects in Mice. II: Microencephaly and Neuronal Losses

    Karacay B., Mahoney J., Plume J., and Bonthius DJ., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12615

    Endogenous opioids as substrates for ethanol intake in the neonatal rat: The impact of prenatal ethanol exposure on the opioid family in the early postnatal period

    Bordner K., and Deak T., Physiology & Behavior, doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.02.013

    Changes in the Methylation Status of DAT, SERT, and MeCP2 Gene Promoters in the Blood Cell in Families Exposed to Alcohol During the Periconceptional Period

    Lee B-Y., Park S-Y., Ryu H-M., Shin zc-Y., Ko K-N., Han J-Y., Koren G., and Cho Y-H., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12635

    The Burden and Economic Impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada

    Popova S., Lange S., Burd L., and Rehm J., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, ISBN: 978-1-77114-227-4

    Anticipatory Guidance for Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Practice Points for Primary Health Care Providers

    Hanlon-Dearman A., Green CR., Andrew G., LeBlanc N., and Cook JL., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

    Misdiagnosis and Missed Diagnoses in Foster and Adopted Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

    Chasnoff IJ., Wells AM., and King L., Pediatrics, doi:10.1542/peds.2014-2171

    The cost of lost productivity due to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder-related premature mortality

    Easton B., Burd L., Sarnocinska-Hart A., Rehm J., and Popova S., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

  • 2014

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    Effect of boric acid on oxidative stress in rats with fetal alcohol syndrome

    Sogut I., Oglakci A., Kartkaya K., Ol, KK., Sogut MS., Kanbak G., and Inal ME, Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, doi:10.3892/etm.2014.2164

    Psychosocial Outcomes of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Adulthood

    Rangmar J., Hjern A., Vinnerljung B., Strömland K., Aronson M., and Fahlke C., Pediatrics, doi:10.1542/peds.2014-1915

    Alcohol Harm Reduction: Corporate Capture of a Key Concept

    FASD Issue Papers from the Canada FASD Research Network provide a quick overview of recent research

    The Canada FASD Research Network has developed a series of "issue papers" that provide a 2-3 page overview of a range of issues related to FASD based on the latest research.

    Glia and neurodevelopment: focus on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Guizzetti M., Zhang X., Goeke C., Gavin DP., Frontiers in Pediatrics, doi:10.3389/fped.2014.00123

    The making of a medical disorder: tracing the emergence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Alberta

    Shankar I., Social Work in Public Health, doi:10.1080/19371918.2014.938390

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders among children in a Brazilian orphanage

    Strömland K., Ventura LO., Mirzaei L., Fontes De Oliveira K., Marcelino Bandim J., Parente Ivo A., and Brandt C., Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, doi:10.1002/bdra.23326

    Nutrition Implications for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Young JK., Giesbrecht HE., Eskin MN., Aliani M., and Suh M., Advances in Nutrition, doi:10.3945/an.113.004846

    Incidence and prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder by sex and age group in Alberta, Canada

    Thanh NX., Jonsson E., Salmon A., and Sebastianski M., Journal of population therapeutics and clinical pharmacology

    Prevalence and Characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    May PA., Baete A., Russo J., Elliott AJ., Blankenship J., Kalberg WO., Buckley D., Brooks M., HAsken J., Abdul-Rahman O., Adam MP., Robinson LK., Manning M., and Hoyme HE., Pediatrics, doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3319

    Maternal risk factors for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in a province in Italy

    Ceccanti M., Fiorentino D., Coriale G., Kalberg WO., Buckley D., Hoyme HE., Gossage JP., Robinson LK., Manning M., Romeo M., Hasken JM., Tabachnick B., Blankenship J., and May PA., Drug and Alcohol Dependence, doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.10.017

    Children adopted from Poland display a high risk of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some may go undiagnosed

    Knuiman S., Rijk CHAM., Hoksbergen RAC., and van Baar AL., Acta Paediatrica, doi: 10.1111/apa.12822

    Alcohol Use Before and During Unwanted Pregnancy

    Roberts SCM., Wilsnack SC., Greene Foster D., Delucchi KL., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12544

    Why does society accept a higher risk for alcohol than for other voluntary or involuntary risks?

    Rehm J., Lachenmeier DW., and Room R., BMC Medicine, doi:10.1186/s12916-014-01890-z

    Visual defects in a mouse model of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

    Lantz CL., Pulimoo NS., Rodrigues-Junior WS., Chen C-K., Manhaes AC., Kalatsky VA., and Esteves Medina A., Frontiers in Pediatrics, doi:10.3389/fped.2014.00107

    Addressing FASD in British Columbia, Canada: analysis of funding proposals

    George MA., and Hardy C., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

    Habitual alcohol consumption associated with reduced semen quality and changes in reproductive hormones; a cross-sectional study among 1221 young Danish men

    Jensen TK., Mottschau M., Madsen JOB., Andersson A-M., Lassen TH., Skakkebaek NE., Swan SH., Priskorn L., Juul A., and Jorgensen N., BMJ Open, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005462

    Ethical and Social Challenges in Newborn Screening for Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

    What does the general public in the UK know about the risk to a developing foetus if exposed to alcohol in pregnancy? Findings from a UK mixed methodology study

    Mukherjee R., Wray E., Hollins S., and Curfs L., Child: Care, Health and Development, doi: 10.1111/cch.12187

    Connecting teratogen-induced congenital heart defects to neural crest cells and their effect on cardiac function

    Karunamuni GH., Ma P., Gu S., Rollins AM., Jenkins MW., and Watanabe M., Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Review, doi:10.1002/bdrc.21082

    Neural crest development in fetal alcohol syndrome

    Smith, SM., Garic A., Flentke GR., and Berres ME., Birth Defects Research Part c: Embryo Today: Reviews, doi:10.1002/bdrc.21078

    Prenatal exposure to binge pattern of alcohol consumption: mental health and learning outcomes at age 11

    Sayal K., Heron J., Draper E., Alati R., Lewis SJ., Fraser R., Barrow M., Golding J., Emond A., Davey Smith, G., Gray R., European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, doi:10.1007/s00787-014-0599-7

    Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Fuglestad AJ., Boys CJ., Chang P-N., Miller BS., Eckerle JK., Deling L., Fink BA., Hoecker HL., Hickey MK., Jimenez-Vega JM., and Wozniak JR., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12516

    Moderate alcohol exposure during early brain development increases stimulus-response habits in adulthood

    Parker MO., Evans AM., Brock AJ., Combe FJ., Teh M-T., and Brennan CH., Addiction Biology, doi:10.1111/adb.12176

    Advances in the development of novel antioxidant therapies as an approach for fetal alcohol syndrome prevention

    Joya X., Garcia-Alga O., Salat-Batlle J., Pujades C., and Vall O., Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, doi:10.1002/bdra.23290

    Maternal periconceptional alcohol consumption and congenital limb deficiencies

    Caspers Conway KM., Romitti PA., Holms L., Olney RS., Richardson SD., and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, doi: 10.1002/bdra.23292

    The Safe Passage Study: Design, Methods, Recruitment, and Follow-Up Approach

    Dukes KA., Burd L., Elliot AJ., Fifer WP., Folkerth RD., Hankins GV., Hereld D, Hoffman HJ., Myers MM., Odendaal HJ., Signore C., Sullivan LM., Willinger M., Wright C., Kinney HC., and for hte PASS Research Network, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, doi:10.1111/ppe.12136

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

    Prenatal alcohol exposure and adolescent stress - unmasking persistent attentional deficits in rats

    Comeau WL., Winstanley CA., and Weinberg J., European Journal of Neuroscience, doi:10.1111/ejn.12671

    Heat shock factor 2 is a stress-responsive mediator of neuronal migration defects in models of fetal alcohol syndrome

    El Fatimy R., Miozzo F., Le Mouël A., Abane R., Schwendimann L., Sabéran-Djoneidi D., de Thonel A., Massaoudi I., Paslaru L., Hashimoto-Torii K., Christians E., Rakic P., Gressens P., and Mezger V., EMBO Molecular Medicine, doi:10.15252/emmm.201303311

    Chronic Binge Alcohol Exposure During Pregnancy Impairs Rat Maternal Uterine Vascular Function

    Subramanian K., Naik VD., Sathishkumar K., Yallampalli C., Saade GR., Hankins GD., Ramadoss J., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.21431

    Dysmorphogenic Effects of First Trimester-Equivalent Ethanol Exposure in Mice: A Magnetic Resonance Microscopy-Based Study

    Parnell SE., Holloway HE., Baker LK., Styner MA., and Sulik KK., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12464

    Gross Motor Deficits in Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol: A Meta-analysis

    Lucas BR., LAtimer J., Pinto RZ., Ferriera ML., Doney R., Lau M., Jones T., Dries ., and Elliott EJ., Pediatrics, doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3733

    Apoptosis of Alcohol-Exposed Human Placental Cytotrophoblast Cells is Downstream of Intracellular Calcium Signaling

    Bolnick JM., Karana R., Chiang PJ., Kilburn BA., Romero R., Diamond MP., Smith SM., and Armant DR., Alcoholism:Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12417

    Association Analysis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Hypertension Status in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

    Cook JC, Thesis, Geroge

    Long-term genomic and epigenomic dysregulation as a consequence of prenatal alcohol exposure: a model for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Klieber ML., Diehl EJ., Laufer BI., Mantha K., Hoque AC., Alberry B., and Singh SM., Frontiers in Genetics, doi:10.3389/fgeme.2014.00161

    Prenatal ethanol exposure differentially affects hippocampal neurogenesis in the adolescent and aged brain

    Gill-Mohapeel J., Titterness AK., Patten AR., Taylor S., Ratzlaff T., Helfer J., and Christie BR, Neuroscience, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.02.012

    Seizures in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Evaluation of clinical, electroencephalographic, and neuroradiologic features in a pediatric case series

    Nicita F., Verotti A., Pruna D., Striano P., Capvilla G., Savasta S., Spartà MV., Parisi P., Parlapiano G., Tarani L., and Spalice A., Epilepsia, doi: 10.1111/epi.12638

    Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Testosterone and Pubertal Development

    Carter RC., Jacobsen JL., Dodge NC., Granger DA., and Jacobson SW., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12395

    Alcohol-Related Brain Damage in Humans

    Erdozain AM., Morentin B., Bedford L., King E., Tooth D., Brewer C., Wayne D., Johnson L., Gerdes HK., Wigmore P., Callao LF., and Carter WG., PLoS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093586

    Longitudinal MRI reveals impaired cortical thinning in children and adolescents prenatally exposed to alcohol

    Treit S., Zhou D., Lebel C., Rasmussen C, Andrew G., and Beaulieu C., Human Brain Mapping, doi: 10.1002/hbm.22520

    Significant long-term, but not short-term, hippocampal-dependent memory impairment in adult rats exposed to alcohol in early postnatal life

    Goodfellow MJ., and Lindquist DH., Developmental Psychobiology, doi: 10.1002/dev.21210

    A Bio-Social and Ethical Framework for Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Meurk C., Lucke J., and Hall W., Neuroethics

    An In Vivo 1H Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study of the Deep Cerebellar Nuclei in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    du Plessis L., Jacobson J.L., Jacobson S.W., Hess A.T., van der Kouwe A., Avison M.J., Molteno C.D., Stanton M.E., Stanley J.A., Peterson B.S., and Meintjes E.M., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12380

    Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder on Adaptive Functioning

    Ware AL., Glass L., Crocker N., Deweese BN., Coles CD., Kable JA., May PA., Kalberg WO., Sowell ER., Jones KL., Riley EP., Mattson SN., and the CIFASD, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111acer.12376

    Review of ethanol dispersion, distribution, and elimination from the fetal compartment

    Heller M., and Burd L., Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, doi: 10.1002/bdra.23232

    Complexities in understanding attentional functioning children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

    Lane K.J., Stewart J., Fernandes T., Russo N., Enns J.T., and Burack J.A., Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00119

    Drinking before and after pregnancy recognition among South African women: the moderating role of traumatic experiences

    Choi K.W., Abler L.A., Watt M.H., Eaton L.A., Kalichman S.C., Skinner D., Pieterse D., and Sikkema K.J., BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-97

    Front-line Police Perceptions of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in a Canadian Province

    Stewart M., and Glowatski K., Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, doi: 10.1350/pojo.2014.87.1.648

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

    May PA., Hamrick KJ., Corbin KD., Hasken JM., Marais AS., Brooke LE., Blankenship J., Hoyme HE., and Gossage JP., Reproductive Toxicology, doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2014.02.002

    Gene-ethanol interactions underlying fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    McCarthy N., and Eberhart JK., Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, doi:10.1007/s00018-014-1578-3

    Playfulness and prenatal alcohol exposure: A comparative study

    Pearton JL., Ramugondo E., Cloete L., Cordier R., Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, doi:10.1111/1440-1630

    Beneficial and cautionary outcomes of resveratrol supplementation in pregnant nonhuman primates

    Roberts VHJ., Pound LD., Thorn SR., Gillingham MB., Thornburg KL., Friedman JE., Frias AE., and Grove KL., The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, doi:10.1096/fj.13-245472

    Single-session motivational intervention to decrease alcohol use during pregnancy

    Osterman RL., Carle AC., Ammerman RT., and Gates D., Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2014.01.009

    The Differential Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Leibson T., Newman G., Cudley AE., and Koren G., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

    Fetal Alcohol Forum - The FASD Medical e-Network

    The more we learn about and research FASD, the more we are able to create positive promising programmes and interventions to improve the lives of all those affected by FASDs. You will find abstracts of 213 studies from the past 6 months in this issue.

    The effectiveness of alcohol warning labels in the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A brief review

    Thomas G., Gonneau G., Poole N., and Cook J., The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, doi:10.7895/ijadr.vX3i1.126

  • 2013

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    Canadian Children and Youth in Care: The Cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: As Prevalent as Autism?

    Westrup S., Educational Psychology in Practice: Theory, Research and Practice in Educational Psychology, doi:10.1080/02667363.2013.815114

    An Examination of the Social Determinants of Health as Factors Related to Health, Healing and Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in a Northern Context – The Brightening Our Home Fires Project, Northwest Territories, Canada

    Badry D., and Wight Felske A., International Journal of Circumpolar Health, doi:10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21140

    The Association of Mild, Moderate, and Binge Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Child Neuropsychological Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis

    Flak EL., Su S., Bertrand J., Denny CH., Kesmodel US., and Cogswell ME, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12214

    Women's Knowledge, Views, and Experiences Regarding Alcohol Use and Pregnancy: Opportunities to Improve Health Messages

    Elek E., Harris SL., Squire CM., Margolis M., Weber MK., Parra Dang E., and Mitchell B., American Journal of Health Education, doi:10.1080/19325037.2013.768906

    Light drinking versus abstinence in pregnancy – behavioural and cognitive outcomes in 7-year-old children: a longitudinal cohort study

    Kelly Y., Iacovou M., Quigley MA., Gray R., Wolke D., Kelly J., and Sacker A., BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, doi:10.1111/1471-0528.12246

    Cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder diagnosis in Canada

    Popova S., Lange S., Burd L., Chudley AE., Clarren SK., and Rehm J., PLoS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060434

    Clinical implications of a link between Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Autism or Asperger's Disorder - A neurodevelopmental frame for helping understnading and management

    O'Malley KD., and Rich S., Recent Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorders, doi:10.5772/54924

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Poverty Trap?

    Thanh NX., Jonsson E., Moffatt J., and Dennet L., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

    Towards Identifying a Characteristic Neuropsychological Profile for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – Analysis of the Motherisk FASD Clinic

    Nash K., Stevens S., Robet J., Fantus E., Nulman I., Sorbara D., and Koren G., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

    Maternal factors associated with heavy periconceptional alcohol intake and drinking following pregnancy recognition: A post-partum survey of New Zealand woman

    Mallard SR., Connor JL, and Houghton LA., Drug and Alcohol Review, doi: 10.1111/dar.12024

  • 2012

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    Global Functional Connectivity Abnormalities in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Wozniak JR., Mueller BA., Bell CJ., Muetzel RL., Hoecker HL., Boys CJ., and Lim KO., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/acer.12024

    Approaching the Prevalence of the Full Spectrum of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in a South African Population-Based Study

    May PA., Blankenship J., Marais AS., Gossage JP., Kalberg WO., Barnard R., De Vries M., Robinson LK., Adnams CM., Buckley D., Manning M., Jones KL., Parry C., Hoyme HE., and Seedat S., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:

    Fetal Alcohol Exposure and IQ at Age 8: Evidence from a Population-Based Birth-Cohort Study

    Lewis SJ., Zuccolo L., Smith G., Macleod J., Rodriguez S., Draper ES., Barrow M., Alati R., Sayal K., Ring S., Golding J., and Gray R., PLoS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049407

    A Longitudinal Study of the Long-Term Consequences of Drinking during Pregnancy: Heavy In Utero Alcohol Exposure Disrupts the Normal Processes of Brain Development

    Lebel C., MAttson SN., Riley EP., Jones KL., Adnams CM., May PA., Bookheimer SY., O'Connor MJ., Narr KL., Kan E., Abaryan Z., and Sowell ER., The Journal of Neuroscience, doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1161-12.2012

  • 2011

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    Exposure to the Drugs and Substances of Abuse from Conception Through Childhood

    Pagliaro LA., and Pagliaro AM., Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse: Pharmacological, Developmental , and Clinical Considerations, doi:10.1002/9781118101056.ch5

    Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Cerebellum and Eyeblink Conditioning in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Spottiswoode, BS., Meintjes EM., Anderson AW., Molteno CD., Stanton ME., Dodge NC., Gore JC., Peterson BS., Jacobson JL, and Jacobson SW., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111j.1530-0277.2011.01566.x

    Risk factors for behavioural problems in foetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Fagerlund A., Autti-Rämö I., Hoyme E., Mattson SN., and Korkman M., Acta Paediatrica, doi:10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02354.x

    Extensive Deep Gray Matter Volume Reductions in Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Nardelli A., Lebel C., Rasmussen C., Andrew G., and Beaulieu C., Alcoholism:Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01476.x

    Pedagogically bereft! Improving learning outcomes for children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Carpenter, B., British Journal of Special Education, doi:10.1111/j.1467-8578.2011.00495.x

    The effects of alcohol on fetal development

    Lyons Jones, K., Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Reviews, doi:10.1002bdrc.20200

    Comparison of Verbal Learning and Memory in Children With Heavy Prenatal Alcohol Exposure or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    Crocker N., Vaurio L., Riley EP., and Mattson SN., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01444.x

    Inter-Hemispheric Functional Connectivity Disruption in Children With Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

    Wozniak, JR., Mueller BA., Muetzel RL., Bell CJ., Hoecker HL., Nelson ML., Chang P-N., and Lim KO., Alcoholism:Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111j.1530-0277.2010.01415.x

  • 2010

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    Candidate Placental Biomarkers for Intrauterine Alcohol Exposure

    Shukla PK., Sittig LJ., Ullmann TM., and Redei EE., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01373.x

    An evaluation of social skills in children with and without prenatal alcohol exposure

    Rasmussen C., Becker M., McLennan J., Urichuk L., and Andrew G., Child: Care, Health and Development, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01152.x

    Sleep Health Issues for Children with FASD: Clinical Considerations

    Jan, JE., Asante KO., Conry JL., Fast DK., Max MCO., Ipsiroglu OS., Bredberg E., Loock SA., and Wasdell MB., International Journal of Pediatrics, doi:10.1155/2010/639048

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: From Research to Policy

    Thomas J., Warren K., and Hewitt B., Alcohol Research and Health

    Parenting with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder [PDF]

    Rutman D., and Van Bibber M., International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, doi: 10.1007/s11469-009-9264-7

  • Before 2010

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    Prevalence and epidemiologic characteristics of FASD from various research methods with an emphasis on recent in-school studies

    May PA,. Gossage JP., Kalberg WO., Robinson LK, Buckley D., Manning M., and Hoyme HE., Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, doi:10.1002/ddrr.68

    The Burden of Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol: Revised Measurement of Cost

    Stade B., Ali A., Bennett D., Campbell D., Johnston M., Lens C., Tran S., and Koren G., Canadian Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology

    Neurobehavioural outcomes of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: A Canadian perspective

    Rasmussen, C., Andrew G., Zwaigenbaum L., and Tough S., Paediatrics & Child Health

    Ethical Programming: Towards a Community-Centred Approach to Mental Health and Addiction Programming in Aboriginal Communities

    Tait CL., Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health

    Father involvement and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Developing best practices [PDF]

    Gearing RE., McNeill T., and Lozier F., JFAS International

    Risk factors for adverse life outcomes in FAS and FAE

    Streissguth A., Bookstein F., Barr H., Sampson P., O'Malley K., and Kogan Young J., Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrics

    Cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Lupton C., Burd L., and Harwood R., American Journal of Medical Genetics, doi:10.1002/ajmg.c.30015

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