A pair of projects led by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine involve studies of veterans with chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD) and sleep disorders, respectively.
In preparing to host Biomedical Sciences Career Day & Vendor Show, Thomas Melendy, PhD, wanted to expose students and trainees in the biomedical sciences to the numerous opportunities available to them.
At a time when electronic media can communicate societal upheaval and unrest around the world as it’s happening, a group of leading international psychiatrists is calling for an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to global public health that gives behavioral specialists a central role.
The UB Center for Successful Aging (CSA) has awarded its first round of research funding for projects aimed at improving the lives of senior citizens through its UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging program.
Michael G. Malkowski, PhD, professor and chair of structural biology, is part of a research team using National Institutes of Health funding to study an oral bacterium strongly associated with periodontitis.
Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, has been awarded a five-year, $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate a novel therapy that may prove more powerful than currently available smoking cessation treatments.
Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Nearly half of children with this type of heart disease either undergo a heart transplant or die within two years of being diagnosed.