Innovative, Interdisciplinary Research

RIA's Neurobiological Researchers

CRIA is home to bright, passionate scientists whose work covers a broad range of addiction-related topics.

Our researchers are members of multiple departments and schools within UB, allowing them to explore interdisciplicary methods of addressing addiction issues, and are engaged in a variety of multiyear-funded projects. 

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CRIA scientists conduct groundbreaking research about the brain mechanisms that create a vulnerability to addiction in order to develop alternative approaches to treating addiction.
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Our researchers study the many factors that can lead to addiction, including prenatal exposure to alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, social/cultural influences, family dynamics and personality types.
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We examine the impact of addiction on interpersonal relationships, the workplace, sexual behavior, aggression and other social and health problems.
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CRIA is at the forefront of testing and refining new treatment options for providers who deliver real-world intervention to patients experiencing alcohol and drug-related problems.