• Stress and Depression Shown to Worsen Childhood Asthma

    UB pediatric psychiatrists have shown that depressed children with asthma exhibit a dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system along with increased airway compromise.

  • Placebo Effects in Caregivers May Change Behavior of Children with ADHD

    Caregivers may treat children with ADHD differently if they think the child is taking medication for the condition, a placebo effect that could have both good and not-so-good results.

  • Buffalo Is First Site in U.S. to Test Promising Cystic Fibrosis Drug

    The Cystic Fibrosis Center at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, a UB-affiliated teaching hospital, is the first U.S. site to begin recruiting patients for a study of a promising investigational treatment for cystic fibrosis.

  • UB Students Establish Nanomedicine Company
    A group of young entrepreneurs led by Krishnan Chakravarthy, an MD/PhD candidate in the school’s MD-PhD Program, has launched NanoAxis, a new research and development company headquartered in Getzville, New York.
  • For ADHD, It’s Better to Teach Skills Than Prescribe Pills

    An analysis of ADHD studies has shown that behavioral treatment works as well as drugs for children with the condition.

  • Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Impairs Infants’ Response to Stress

    Rina Das Eiden, PhD, a research associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has shown that infants exposed prenatally to cocaine react more to stress and have fewer coping abilities.