Our faculty have a track record of accomplishments that has won
them international recognition as innovators who have improved
children’s health worldwide.
Lung surfactant therapy administered to premature babies to assist breathing in the first critical hours after birth.
UB researcher developed a technique to treat respiratory distress syndrome in extremely premature infants, increasing their chance of survival.
Infant screening to detect phenylketonuria, a genetic disorder that can cause severe mental retardation.
A diet widely prescribed by pediatricians today to counteract childhood obesity.