UB Addiction News

CRIA faculty members comprise a dynamic research community at UB who make news with their breakthroughs in studying the causes, consequences and biology of addiction.

3/25/20

The association between marijuana use and insufficient sleep is especially strong for male and younger students.

1/31/20

Not quite, says a new study that highlights the discrepancy between cannabis enthusiasts’ beliefs about the medicinal and health uses of marijuana and the empirical evidence.

1/15/20

A UB professor and two alums are co-authors of a study in the New England Journal of Medicine that identified vitamin E acetate as a likely culprit.

12/5/19

UB historian David Herzberg says the government has tried to harness a profit-driven drug industry to serve public health before.

12/3/19

Tracey A. Ignatowski, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, has developed a treatment for chronic pain that could have an impact in dealing with the opioid crisis.

11/27/19

David Dietz, PhD, associate professor and chair of pharmacology and toxicology, is senior author on a pair of papers dealing with the study of drug relapse.

11/26/19

The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court appearance.

11/20/19

From opium to the opioid epidemic, a UB pharmacologist’s new book explores the eternal quest to kill pain and attain new levels of consciousness.