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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
  • gambling addiction
  • smoking
  • infant/child development
  • intimate partner violence
  • risky health behaviors
  • caffeine

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

RIA at a Glance

Latest News

8/26/15

National experts on behavioral neuroscience, adolescent substance abuse and prescription drug addiction will visit the UB Research Institute on Addictions during its Fall Seminar Series beginning Sept. 9.

8/19/15

Scientists at UB's Research Institute on Addictions will collaborate with UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention for a five-year study examining violence, victimization and substance abuse among high-risk youth.

8/11/15

Kenneth Leonard, director of UB's Research Institute on Addictions, will be recognized for his outstanding scientific contributions with a national award from the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology.