The Impact of Our Research

Our faculty have a track record of accomplishments that has won them international recognition as innovators who have improved children’s health worldwide.

  • Infasurf
    Lung surfactant therapy administered to premature babies to assist breathing in the first critical hours after birth.
  • Partial Liquid Ventilation
    UB researcher developed a technique to treat respiratory distress syndrome in extremely premature infants, increasing their chance of survival.
  • PKU Test
    Infant screening to detect phenylketonuria, a genetic disorder that can cause severe intellectual disabilities.
  • Traffic Light Diet
    A diet widely prescribed by pediatricians today to counteract childhood obesity.