BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Amy Gancarz, PhD, a postdoctoral associate in
the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA),
was honored for her work during the Seventh Annual Neuroscience
Research Day held at UB’s Clinical and Translational Research
Center on Sept. 27.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Cocaine and brain function. Susceptibility
to alcoholism. Smoking and schizophrenia. Marijuana and stress.
Dozens of research scientists from across New York State will
discuss these issues and more at a neuroscience conference to be
held Sept. 27-28 at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on
Addictions (RIA), 1021 Main St., Buffalo.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Following the recent cancellation of a
music festival due to fatal overdoses of the club drug
“Molly,” the University at Buffalo Research Institute
on Addictions (RIA) has released another in its series of expert
summaries to educate the public on this latest drug trend.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Gerard Connors, PhD, senior research scientist
and former director of the University at Buffalo’s Research
Institute on Addictions, was recently recognized for his exemplary
mentorship of promising scientists with a national award from the
American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo’s Research
Institute on Addictions (RIA) was recently awarded more than $6
million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to fund
five innovative studies that will expand knowledge on societal
ramifications of drug and alcohol use.
BUFFALO, NY – In its ongoing mission to raise community
awareness of the latest trends in substance use and abuse, the
University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions
(RIA) announced receipt of a new grant and release of an expert
summary on the subject of prescription drug abuse.
BUFFALO, N.Y.--What are the effects of gambling availability
among specific populations? How do you control that impulse to have
"just one more drink"? Can a spouse really help a loved one quit
BUFFALO, NY -- Today, as Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced
recent New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulations that
crack down on bath salts on the University at Buffalo's South
Campus, the UB Research Institute on Addictions was releasing
another in its series of expert summaries--fact sheets explaining
the dangers of bath salts--what they are, how they work on the
central nervous system and points for parents dealing with kids
UB’s Research Institute on Addictions has received a $3
million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to
study the behavioral and biological differences between children
exposed to cigarette smoking and those not exposed
BUFFALO, NY -- To curb employees’ on-the-job substance use
and intoxication, bosses need to do more than just be around their
employees all day, according to a new study from the University at
Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).
BUFFALO, NY -- Many young women who steer clear of alcohol while
they're in high school may change their ways once they go off to
college. And those who take up binge drinking may be at relatively
high risk of sexual assault, according to a University at
Buffalo-led study in the January issue of the Journal of Studies
on Alcohol and Drugs.
UB’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) is a
long-standing national leader in the study of alcohol and substance
abuse. For more than 40 years, RIA has conducted groundbreaking
research on significant addiction issues, including: