Research News

10/16/18

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics have developed a promising therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) that is moving closer to use in humans.

10/11/18

Research by John J. Leddy, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics, and Barry S. Willer, PhD, professor of psychiatry, did not find evidence of early-onset dementia (EOD) in a study of retired National Football League and National Hockey League players.

10/5/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is benefiting from the expansion of clinical trials in Western New York.

10/5/18

A comprehensive effort to boost clinical research at the University at Buffalo is paying off and community members are reaping the benefits through increased participation in clinical trials.

9/19/18
UB researchers have received funding to apply the power of big data to enhance liver health in the Western New York region.
9/18/18

Researchers in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences have made surprising findings that challenge long-held scientific beliefs while studying the chewing behavior of carnivorans, the large mammalian order that includes dogs, cats and bears.

9/14/18

New information from Department of Biochemistry researchers on how manganese gets into the brain is helping to shed light on a neurological disorder usually associated with industrial overexposure to the metal.

9/14/18

UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has announced $3 million in funding for the development and testing of methods to bring evidence-based findings into routine clinical practice.

9/13/18

A preclinical study conducted by researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology has shown for the first time that a class of proteins are important in the neurobiology of relapse or drug-seeking behaviors.

8/29/18

Seventy-five student-scientists presented projects during the Eighth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

8/29/18

New research led by Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, PhD, a senior research scientist specializing in behavioral neuropharmacology at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, shows that exercise can help prevent relapse into cocaine addiction.

8/27/18

Research led by Fraser J. Sim, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has identified a new drug target for remyelination in multiple sclerosis (MS).

8/22/18

Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics.

8/16/18

Twelve projects and their researchers were recognized as best in their respective categories during the Department of Medicine’s sixth annual Research Day.

8/10/18

Researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine have found that low levels of vitamin D may impair stamina and performance over time.