RIA is home to bright, passionate scientists whose work covers a
broad range of addiction-related topics.
Our researchers work in a culture of scientific and
organizational support that nurtures creativity, multidisciplinary
thinking and research success.
RIA scientists are engaged in a variety of multiyear-funded
projects that represent a range of interdisciplinary studies.
Methodologies used include surveys, laboratory experiments,
ecological momentary assessments, clinical outcome studies and
sophisticated statistical techniques.
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: