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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.

3/22/18

A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.

2/21/18

The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, but misconceptions abound about what it can accomplish.

6/26/17
Research that shows activity aids recovery for concussion patients has been adopted by experts in the field.
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.
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.

6/14/16

John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor of orthopaedics, has received the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s (AMSSM) Best Overall Research Award for determining predictors of recovery from concussion in adolescents.

4/13/16

Researchers in the departments of Orthopaedics and Psychiatry have been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to study how the brain changes following a concussion and how that information may be used to predict recovery time.

2/19/16
Aspiring physician-scientists showcased 38 original research projects at the 2016 Medical Student Research Forum. The displays showed work they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
2/1/16

John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, is conducting a study emphasizing moderate exercise that may dramatically alter the standard of care for acute concussion.

8/26/14

Research by John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor of orthopaedics, has found that it is difficult to distinguish between concussion injuries and neck injuries based on symptoms alone.

4/4/13

UB researchers found that aerobic exercise may help restore normal cognitive function in patients who have suffered a concussion.

2/25/13

Barry S. Willer, PhD, has received the 2012 Research Award from the North American Brain Injury Society.