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The research scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) can offer the media a wide range of expert opinions on timely health-related issues, including:

  • alcohol use disorders
  • illicit and prescription drug abuse
  • addiction treatment methods
  • neuroscience of addiction
  • trends in drug use
  • college sexual assault
  • smoking
  • infant/child development
  • intimate partner violence
  • risky health behaviors
  • caffeine
  • gambling

To speak with one of our experts, contact Cathy Wilde, communications director, at 716-887-3365 or cwilde@ria.buffalo.edu.

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Latest News

8/15/17

The Fall Seminar Series at the UB Research Institute on Addictions will feature national experts on heavy drinking in young adults, dating violence, financing addiction treatment and tobacco use.

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7/14/17
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions is seeking participants for a new alcohol treatment and research program, The Next Step.
Roh-Yu Shen, senior research scientist, Research Institute on Addictions.
7/7/17

One of the many negative consequences when fetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb is an increased risk for drug addiction later in life. Neuroscientists in UB'sResearch Institute on Addictions are discovering why.