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The University of Wisconsin Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center

UW-CTRI has been a Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC) since 1999. In September 1999, UW-CTRI was selected as one of only seven TTURCs, becoming UW-TTURC and conducting three major research efforts focusing on the understanding and prevention of smoking relapse.


In 2004, UW-TTURC was selected to receive a second round of TTURC funding, this time concentrating on tobacco-dependence treatments and their outcomes. TTURC 2 aims to examine each smoker as a "whole person," taking into account diet, nutrition, exercise and numerous other factors. See graphic.

More Information

Tobacco Dependence: Treatment and Outcomes, TTURC 2 (2004-2009)

Understanding and Preventing Relapse, TTURC 1 (1999-2004)


 

Moe Bird, study participant who quit smoking
Moe Bird quit smoking thanks to coaching and medication he received via UW-TTURC research.
Sponsored by:
 
NIDA
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse

 


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