Leonard H. Epstein, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of pediatrics, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of his distinguished contributions to the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
Actively seeking and successfully obtaining a creative mix of funding, Matthew J. Barth, MD, research assistant professor of pediatrics, is pursuing promising research aimed at helping children with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma overcome resistance to treatment.
Steven J. Fliesler, PhD,Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology, has been honored as a 2014 ARVO Gold Fellow by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, placing him in an elite group of international vision researchers.
To advance promising research on schizophrenia, the Patrick P. Lee Foundation will fund long-term fellowships for three advanced research trainees in the lab of Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD, professor of pathology and anatomical sciences.
Hamid Hussaini, a senior majoring in biomedical sciences, has received travel awards to present his award-winning research at two national conferences: the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students and the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease may be related to a vascular abnormality in the internal jugular veins, according to a revealing pilot study by an international research team, including University at Buffalo scientists.
The University at Buffalo has a strong presence in the Association of American Medical Colleges, with three faculty members serving in leadership roles as key players helping to shape academic medicine at the national level.
With the ultimate goal of designing new immunotherapeutic strategies, Richard B. Bankert, VMD, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, and his team are working to re-activate cancer-killing T cells in a tumor’s microenvironment.
With a focus on the Escherichia coli bacterium, Mark Sutton, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry, will build on a decade of research to further study the complex coordination of molecular mechanisms that contribute to mutations in DNA replication and repair.
The University at Buffalo, representing a national consortium of eight research universities and institutes, has been awarded a $25 million Science and Technology Center grant from the National Science Foundation to transform the field of structural biology, including drug development, using X-ray lasers.
In the quest to find a pharmaceutical target to repair myelin — the nerve sheath destroyed in multiple sclerosis — University at Buffalo researchers aim to test a drug that blocks the activity of the M3 receptor gene.
Early-term newborns may look as healthy as full-term babies, but a study published in JAMA Pediatrics by University at Buffalo physicians has found they are at significantly higher risk for adverse outcomes.
The University at Buffalo’s family medicine department is teaming up with UB residents, medical students and the Patient Voices Network to increase breast cancer awareness and screening among Buffalo women.
As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins to reshape the American health care system, the University at Buffalo is working to ensure that current and future health care professionals are ready to take on new challenges.
Scientists in physiology and biophysics have quantified the difference between two subunits of a neuromuscular protein at the molecular level—research that has potential implications for a deadly fetal syndrome.
Carroll McWilliams (Mac) Harmon, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in minimally invasive surgery and the treatment of adolescent obesity, has been named professor and chief of pediatric surgery in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Surgery.
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.
A joint University at Buffalo-Yale University study published in Circulation has found that the small molecule MIF20 can significantly reduce the amount of heart muscle damaged by myocardial infarction.
University at Buffalo translational researchers have confirmed in humans a link between LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels and stem cells in the bloodstream that form atherosclerosis-causing inflammatory cells.
A University at Buffalo study has revealed how Streptococcus pneumoniae—bacteria that harmlessly colonize the mucous linings of human throats and noses—become virulent when they travel to the middle ears, lungs or bloodstream.
Internationally known researcher Karina Davidson, PhD, an expert on the connection between depression and heart disease, gave the 2013 talk for the Lawrence and Nancy Golden Lectureship on Mind-Body Medicine.
Feng Qin, PhD, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, will use a $1.2 million grant to study the gating mechanism of a temperature-sensitive ion channel protein found abundantly in peripheral nerve endings.
Physicians for Human Rights and the International Health Interest Group, two student organizations, have coordinated monthly educational fairs to help refugees learn about health care in the United States.