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.
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.
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.
Dozens of UB student volunteers will participate in UB’s Fall Community Day on Oct. 27. Partnering with nine different organizations, UB Community Relations organizes this service day to give students an opportunity to help out in the neighborhoods around UB.
UB School of Law Teaching Faculty member Helen “Nellie” Drew told high school students that freedom of expression is protected by the First Amendment as part of her keynote speech for the Sixth Annual James Otis Lecture Oct. 3.
McGill University professor George Weisz will deliver the keynote address to open a two-day UB symposium that will bring together leading experts from around the world to explore addiction as a treatable, chronic disease.