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 Psychology (SoAP).
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 its ongoing mission to raise community awareness of the latest trends in substance use and abuse, the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) announced receipt of a new grant and release of an expert summary on the subject of prescription drug abuse.
BUFFALO, N.Y.--What are the effects of gambling availability among specific populations? How do you control that impulse to have "just one more drink"? Can a spouse really help a loved one quit smoking?
BUFFALO, NY -- Today, as Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced recent New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulations that crack down on bath salts on the University at Buffalo's South Campus, the UB Research Institute on Addictions was releasing another in its series of expert summaries--fact sheets explaining the dangers of bath salts--what they are, how they work on the central nervous system and points for parents dealing with kids using them.
UB’s Research Institute on Addictions has received a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to study the behavioral and biological differences between children exposed to cigarette smoking and those not exposed
BUFFALO, NY -- To curb employees’ on-the-job substance use and intoxication, bosses need to do more than just be around their employees all day, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).
BUFFALO, NY -- Many young women who steer clear of alcohol while they're in high school may change their ways once they go off to college. And those who take up binge drinking may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, according to a University at Buffalo-led study in the January issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
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: