A paper published by William Ruyechan, PhD, is being reviewed by Faculty of 1000 (F1000), a service that identifies and evaluates the most important articles in biology and medical research publications.
A UB biochemist in UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences and his colleagues have received $3.5 million from the Empire State Stem Cell Board to establish a Western New York Stem Cell Culture and Analysis Center.
CEO Michael Dell was recently in Buffalo to announce the company’s support for the Institute for Healthcare Informatics, which will give UB and Buffalo a foothold in the booming medical information technology field.
UB researchers are putting finishing touches on an application due October 14 for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Center for Research Resources, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Carl V. Granger, MD, professor of neurology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and executive director of Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), is the top-cited author of papers in the rehabilitation field.
Elizabeth Abram, Class of 2011, is one of two students nationwide appointed as a member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the accrediting authority for medical schools in the United States.
Anne B. Curtis, MD, newly appointed chair of medicine at UB, has received a Distinguished Fellowship Award from the International Academy of Cardiology at the 15th World Congress on Heart Disease Annual Scientific Session.
Elad Levy, MD, UB associate professor of neurosurgery, successfully implanted a stent in an artery inside a teenager’s skull to prevent a stroke, a procedure thought to be the first conducted on an adolescent.
Lawrence Wrabetz, MD, a highly regarded neuroscientist, has been appointed director of the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the UB. His spouse and co-investigator, Laura Feltri, MD, also will join faculty.
In August 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2009, no state had met a target of reducing obesity prevalence among adults to 15 percent. Why is obesity so prevalent in America? And what can we do to combat the problem?
A simple morning walk to school could reduce stress reactivity in children during the school day, curbing increases in heart rate and blood pressure that can lead to cardiovascular disease later in life.
Clinical professor of surgery and former medical director of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, is one of four physicians who have been named recipients of the first Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.