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 a recent study conducted by scientists at
the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions
involving 154 heavy-drinking college students whose sexual behavior
put them at risk for HIV infection and other sexually transmitted
diseases (STDs), there were two expected findings and one
BUFFALO, NY – “If a young woman is drinking with a
man at a party or in a bar and starts to get that strange
uncomfortable feeling she can’t explain – it is time to
extricate herself from the situation – not when the warning
bells are going off full tilt.”
BUFFALO, NY – Advances in parenting research related to
college drinking. Hmm. We drank in college; it didn’t hurt us
(did it?). Do we really need more parenting tips by the time
they’re 18 and on they’re way out the door to
BUFFALO, NY -- Frequent use of energy drinks is associated with
binge drinking, alcohol-related social problems and misuse of
prescription drugs among musicians, according to researchers at the
University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – After age 21, problem gambling is
considerably more common among U.S. adults than alcohol dependence,
even though alcohol dependence has received much more attention,
according to researchers at the University at Buffalo’s
Research Institute on Addictions.
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: