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.

7/21/20
CRIA Director Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD has been busy offering insight into alcohol use and abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic to various local and national media.
7/6/20

Reliably measuring recovery capital is the first step to advancing the science of better understanding how different sources of capital facilitate recovery.

5/29/20

While volunteering in New York City, UB addiction medicine physician Tildabeth Doscher sees its effects up close

4/16/20

In UB-led study at Hash Bash, frequent users reported low knowledge of, and substantially overestimated, cannabinoid content and effective dosages.

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.