Resources for the Media

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
  • college sexual assault
  • 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.

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Latest News

5/2/18

Two researchers in UB's Research Institute on Addictions will expand on their work exploring the brain’s endocannabinoid system as a result of a two-year, $427,000 grant award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

4/17/18

The UB Research Institute on Addictions will host its third Student Research in Addiction Sciences Open House on April 25 to showcase the collaborative addictions research work conducted across many disciplines at UB.

3/14/18

A senior research scientist at UB's Research Institute on Addictions has discovered how certain neurotransmitters are transported and reach their targets in the brain, which could lead to new drug therapies to help anxiety and other negative brain functions.