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.

11/29/18

Problem alcohol use is more common among Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who have greater negative emotions over having never been deployed.

11/16/18

As nonprescription use of Ritalin increases among young adults, researchers at UB's Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions warn that such use may cause irreversible structural changes in certain areas of the brain.

11/9/18

An innovative, cost-effective program in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment all within about 48 hours.

 

11/2/18

 

Scientists at UB’s Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions recently received more than $4 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of drinking, smoking and marijuana use during pregnancy.

 

11/2/18
BUFFALO, N.Y — A University at Buffalo graduate student studying how heroin changes cells in the brain has received a prestigious award from the National Institutes of Health.
10/31/18

Study funded by University of Rochester Center for AIDS Research is part of a concerted strategy to improve substance use disorder outcomes and decrease HIV infections.

10/30/18

Researchers at UB's Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions will work with the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to assess what risks may occur for people with alcohol use disorder who use prescription painkillers.