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2/6/15
At the 2015 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 45 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
9/19/14

Research by David Dietz, PhD, has the potential to identify novel therapies to treat addiction to cocaine and other psychostimulants, for which no effective drug therapy exists.

8/21/14

Nearly 100 student-scientists from across the country showcased their original biomedical research during the 2014 Buffalo Summer Research Day.

7/11/14

Research co-authored by Andrew H. Talal, MD, shows that injection drug users who are enrolled in a treatment program want to be educated about hepatitis C virus (HCV) and are willing to be treated.

6/3/14

Zhen Yan, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, has received $1.6 million to continue her study of human dopamine D4 receptor variants — a type of neurotransmitter receptor in the brain’s prefrontal cortex.

5/1/14
A novel compound severely blunts a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, according to a University at Buffalo animal study that holds promise for a groundbreaking treatment.
3/7/14

The risks of the new painkiller Zohydro — an extended-release formulation of hydrocodone — far outweigh the benefits and could lead to more overdoses, according to Richard D. Blondell, MD, vice chair for addiction medicine and professor of family medicine.

2/4/14
At the 2014 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 34 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
2/3/14
Novel research by a University at Buffalo scientist demonstrates a causal relationship between the release of dopamine in the brain and drinking behaviors of animals.
10/9/13

Richard D. Blondell, MD, vice chair for addiction medicine and professor of family medicine, will direct a new national center aimed at training physicians to address addiction through early intervention and prevention.

11/3/11

With a major grant, family medicine physicians at UB are forming a council that will develop curricula and national standards of excellence for postgraduate medical education programs in addiction medicine.

5/31/11

UB’s addiction medicine residency is one of the first of its kind to be accredited by the American Board of Addiction Medicine Foundation.