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Stelios Andreadis, PhD
3/27/17

UB researchers have found that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells without any genetic modification.

Robert S. Miletich, MD, PhD
3/16/17

Using a database of 16,000 brain scans, Robert S. Miletich, MD, PhD, interim chair and professor of nuclear medicine, is helping to develop the field of nuclear neurology, which could launch a revolution in the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases.

John J. Leddy, MD
3/10/17
An observational study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association is part of a growing body of evidence suggesting that long periods of rest may not help concussion patients recover, according to UB researchers.
David Poulsen, PhD
3/6/17

David Poulsen, PhD, professor of translational neuroscience in the Department of Neurosurgery, has received $966,000 in private funding to further study a novel neuroprotective agent for moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Katelyn Carr, PhD
3/1/17

Researchers in the Department of Pediatrics are using a $2.8 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study if providing more non-food alternatives could help prevent childhood obesity.

James D. Bangs, PhD
2/27/17

James D. Bangs, PhD, Grant T. Fisher Professor and chair of microbiology and immunology, has received National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to continue his study of human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness.

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
2/20/17

Research by faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology shows that synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to receptors that govern our biological clocks.

2/17/17

At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.

2/15/17

The University at Buffalo-led consortium that won a prestigious $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health in 2015 has adopted a new name that better represents the work in which its members are engaged.

2/3/17

UB faculty members are increasingly being asked to contribute their expertise to the formulation of national and international clinical practice guidelines, which in turn benefits their trainees and patients.

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, Anthony Jones and Margarita Dubocovich
1/31/17

Anthony J. Jones, a doctoral student in the neuroscience program, has received a two-year fellowship award in pharmacology/toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation.

Gil I. Wolfe, MD
1/17/17

Researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have won Clinical Research Achievement Awards in a competition that recognizes promising advances in clinical research.

Mark Parker and Evan Myers
1/3/17

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics have proposed a single, unifying model for an elusive membrane transport protein involved in a rare hereditary condition that results in vision loss.

1/3/17

Two residents in the Department of Medicine won top awards for poster presentations of their research involving quality improvement measures at an abstract competition hosted by the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP).

12/23/16

John M. Canty Jr., MD — an attending cardiologist at the Buffalo VA Medical Center, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine — has been awarded a $650,000 merit review grant from the Veterans Health Administration to explore why people die from ventricular fibrillation (VF) as the only manifestation of heart disease.