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David Dietz, PhD

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.

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, and Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD

University at Buffalo researchers are studying how chemicals in the environment may raise the risk of prevalent metabolic conditions by disrupting neuroendocrine circadian functions and altering the release of hormones, including insulin.

Ashley Jeanlus and Timothy Murphy at poster presentation

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


Kenneth Seldeen, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Medicine, won first place for his research poster on vitamin D insufficiency and physical performance decline at the University at Buffalo's sixth annual postdoctoral research symposium.


University at Buffalo scientists have identified SOX10 as the single transcription factor or “master switch” that initiates myelination in the brain.