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.

5/24/19

Marijuana use episodes among couples who frequently use the drug increase the likelihood of intimacy events, a UB-led study has found.

4/30/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB's Clinical Research Institute on Addictions are among more than 100 organizations that have joined the national effort.

4/16/19

UB has been selected  to host nearly 100 Fulbright Foreign Students from around the world in late April for a three-day Fulbright Enrichment Seminar titled “Combating Addiction and Addressing the Opioid Crisis.”

2/11/19

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, is being recognized by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) with the inaugural JH Woods Early Career Award in Behavioral Pharmacology.

12/28/18
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Naloxone has saved thousands of lives. But can patients be safely discharged from the Emergency Department (ED) just an hour after they receive the medication that curtails drug overdoses?
12/12/18

Combined with a previous $2.3 million NIH grant for the ongoing study, Homish has now received $5 million for the project.

11/29/18

Problem alcohol use is more common among Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who have greater negative emotions over having never been deployed.

11/16/18

As nonprescription use of Ritalin increases among young adults, researchers at UB's Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions warn that such use may cause irreversible structural changes in certain areas of the brain.