New research by the UB Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment — and even prevention strategies — for addiction.
Researchers at UB's Research Institute on Addictions have found that prenatal marijuana use also can have consequences on infants’ weight and can influence behavior problems, especially when combined with tobacco use.
Two researchers in UB's Research Institute on Addictions will expand on their work exploring the brain’s endocannabinoid system as a result of a two-year, $427,000 grant award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The UB Research Institute on Addictions will host its third Student Research in Addiction Sciences Open House on April 25 to showcase the collaborative addictions research work conducted across many disciplines at UB.
A senior research scientist at UB's Research Institute on Addictions has discovered how certain neurotransmitters are transported and reach their targets in the brain, which could lead to new drug therapies to help anxiety and other negative brain functions.