A new preclinical study by researchers in the Department of
Pharmacology and Toxicology finds exercise, coupled with
methamphetamine, may help recovery of those addicted to the drug
and increase their odds of avoiding relapse.
Eight faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School
of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored
for notable achievement and service at the 13th
annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff
Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences are conducting research supported by
the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in
Themes (IMPACT) program.
A team led by David M. Dietz, PhD, has discovered that a
protein in the brain’s reward center, the nucleus accumbens,
regulates genes that help drive the craving for cocaine after a
period of withdrawal.
Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and
toxicology, has received the Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award
from the College of Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
for his research on pharmacotherapy for stimulant abuse.