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School News Archive: 2009

7/10/09

UB pediatric psychiatrists have shown that depressed children with asthma exhibit a dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system along with increased airway compromise.

6/29/09

Caregivers may treat children with ADHD differently if they think the child is taking medication for the condition, a placebo effect that could have both good and not-so-good results.

6/25/09

The Cystic Fibrosis Center at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, a UB-affiliated teaching hospital, is the first U.S. site to begin recruiting patients for a study of a promising investigational treatment for cystic fibrosis.

5/5/09
A group of young entrepreneurs led by Krishnan Chakravarthy, an MD/PhD candidate in the school’s Medical Scientist Training Program, has launched NanoAxis, a new research and development company headquartered in Getzville, New York.
4/7/09

An analysis of ADHD studies has shown that behavioral treatment works as well as drugs for children with the condition.

1/20/09

Rina Das Eiden, PhD, a research associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has shown that infants exposed prenatally to cocaine react more to stress and have fewer coping abilities.