Preclinical research led by Zhen Yan, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, shows how specific social deficits in autism can be reversed.


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.


Zhen Yan, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, has been awarded a three-year, $540,000 private foundation grant for her work on novel therapeutic strategies for autism.


Scientists at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have identified the mechanisms behind a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal behaviors.


As part of the state-funded $105 million collaboration between the University at Buffalo and the New York Genome Center (NYGC), the year-old Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics (BIG) is helping to develop upstate New York as a national center for genomic medicine research.

The Children’s Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has expanded services to become a full-scale resource for children on the autism spectrum and their families.