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School of Medicine
Mental Health Center
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519
CENTURY/TTURC was formed to tackle one of the most significant
health issues facing our world today, tobacco use and addiction.
The decline in tobacco use is beginning to level off and people
still smoking often have difficulty quitting. Our goal is to investigate
and improve the treatment of tobacco dependence. We recognize it
as a multi-faceted problem requiring a variety of solutions that
can be developed only by working cooperatively across disciplines.
CENTURY is the Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at
Yale. TTURC, a part of CENTURY, is the Transdisciplinary Tobacco
Use Research Center. TTURC is funded by the National Institute on
Drug Abuse, the National Cancer Institute, and The Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation. CENTURY and TTURC are designed to provide support services
to other tobacco research at the Yale campus.
The Yale TTURC was initially funded in 1999 and it received additional funding in 2004.
Our work is supported by a team of multi-disciplinary researchers
with extensive expertise in areas that include imaging techniques,
laboratory medicine, human laboratory paradigms, clinical trials,
social psychology, women's health, statistics, adolescents and public
We are based at the Connecticut
Mental Health Center at Yale University School of Medicine in
New Haven, with research facilities at locations around the Yale
campus, including the School of Public Health, the Yale Psychiatric
Institute, the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit and Yale-New Haven
Hospital. We also have research facilities at the Connecticut Veterans
Administration Medical Centers at West Haven and Newington.
Our studies are funded in part by grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI, ), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The grants were used to create the Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center at Yale (TTURC), which is part of the Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale(CENTURY).
The Yale TTURC is one of seven centers
around the country conducting a wide variety of transdisciplinary
tobacco-related research. The other participating centers are
||Brown University and The Miriam Hospital
||University of Wisconsin
||Roswell Park Institute
||Univesity of Minnesota
||University of Southern California
||University of Pennsylvania