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School News Archive: 2010

7/20/10

Anita Tipirneni and Gary Altwerger, third-year medical students at UB, will spend the upcoming year as fellows in the Clinical Research Training Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

7/20/10

Joshua Balderman and Mojdeh Kappus, second-year medical students at UB, won scholarships from the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

7/20/10

John M. Canty Jr., MD, and Mary Anne Rokitka, PhD, receive awards.

7/19/10

A preliminary study of young children undergoing treatment for cavities in their baby teeth found that nearly 28 percent had a body mass index (BMI) indicating overweight or obesity.

7/19/10

An assessment of patients with adult Tourette syndrome (TS) found that anxiety/panic disorder may be the most disabling psychiatric condition associated with the disorder.

7/7/10

 

Dr. Gabriela Popescu has been featured in the July 7th issue of the UB Reporter, discussing her research, synaptic transmission through NMDA receptors and memory formation.

6/22/10

UB pediatricians studying young children undergoing treatment for cavities in their baby teeth found that nearly 28 percent had a body mass index above the 85th percentile, indicating overweight or obesity.

6/21/10

Gabriela Popescu was named one of the recipients of the 2010 University at Buffalo's Exceptional Scholar Award for Young Investigators.

6/21/10

Dan Kosman has been recognized as this year's winner of the Stockton Kimball Award, in recognition of his outstanding research program and longtime service to the School of Medicine.

2010 research day poster presentation
6/10/10

Richard K. Bruik, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the UT Southwestern Medical Center addressed the eighth annual Biochemistry Research Day.

6/4/10

Trauma patients without insurance are more likely to die of their injuries from auto accidents and gunshot wounds than privately insured patients with similar injuries, according to findings of an analysis conducted by UB emergency medicine physicians.

Krishnan Chakravarthy
5/24/10

A UB MD/PhD candidate is lead author on a paper describing how drug-resistant viruses may be thwarted by a potent, immune-boosting payload delivered to cells by gold nanorods.

5/24/10

Nearly one-third of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who underwent treatment developed by a UB scientist achieved significant relief within four weeks.

4/15/10

Obesity, a condition linked to heart disease and diabetes, now appears to be associated with another health problem, but one that affects men only—low testosterone levels.

4/14/10

UB begins offering a baccalaureate program in biomedical engineering

4/8/10

UB pediatric researchers believe they can adapt proven behavioral motivation concepts to help children lose interest in non-nutritious foods through habituation, while tempting them with new choices of healthy foods.

4/5/10

Vietnam War-era veterans exposed to Agent Orange appear to have significantly more Graves’ disease, a thyroid disorder, than veterans with no exposure.

3/11/10

Dan Kosman has been named a "UB Distinguished Professor" in recognition of achieving "national or international prominence and a distinguished reputation within their field through significant contributions to the research/scholarly literature...."

3/8/10

UB medical students “passed the hat” and organized events to raise funds for Haiti in the aftermath of the massive earthquake in January 2010.

Albert C. Rekate, MD
3/8/10

Albert C. Rekate, MD, who led efforts to establish the UB Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions, dies at age 93.

3/8/10

Pioneering UB cardiologist Ivan L. Bunnell, MD ’43, dies at age 92.

3/2/10

Researchers in the Department of Pediatric’s Division of Behavioral Medicine have shown that grocery shoppers select healthier options when they are less expensive; however, they use the money they saved to buy less-healthy foods.