UB Addiction News

CRIA faculty members comprise a dynamic research community at UB who make news with their breakthroughs in studying the causes, consequences and biology of addiction.

11/26/19

The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court appearance.

11/20/19

From opium to the opioid epidemic, a UB pharmacologist’s new book explores the eternal quest to kill pain and attain new levels of consciousness.

11/5/19

A UB study has found that a mother’s warmth and sensitivity during active play, non-feeding interactions, was associated with reduced obesity risk from infancy to second grade in popuations at risk.

11/1/19

A strong positive relationship with their mother may help prevent teens from entering an abusive relationship later in life.

10/31/19

Over the past two decades, CRIA has trained more than 30 postdocs who’ve gone on to obtain research positions at universities across the country.

10/30/19

UB study will compare Opioid Intervention Court and traditional drug court in four key areas, providing policymakers and providers with evidence of OIC’s effectiveness.

10/3/19

A special journal issue co-edited by UB psychologist Jennifer Read focuses on how clinical psychologists can contribute their expertise to the crisis.

9/23/19

UB researchers have found that opiates reduce levels of the protein necessary for developing and maintaining the brain's synapses.