Graduate students and trainee researchers in the Department of
Pharmacology and Toxicology and the neuroscience program presented
research talks and posters at the 2017 Behavior, Biology and
Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction conference.
Research by faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and
Toxicology shows that synthetic chemicals commonly found in
insecticides and garden products bind to receptors that govern our
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.