UB’s Community Health Equity Research Institute is launching its first-ever pilot funding program to address health equities and adverse social determinants of health. The institute will fund two projects with a maximum budget of $40,000 each.
The medical student-run OB-GYN Interest Group is providing free sanitary products in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in order to instill a more supportive environment for everyone and to destigmatize menstrual health.
UB researchers found that more than 90 % of those in the telemedicine arm at an opioid treatment program were cured of HCV infection compared to 35.2% of participants referred to an offsite specialist.
Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor of pediatrics, is a co-author on a new global study that suggests a novel treatment option for children with achondroplasia — a form of severe short stature.
Lindsey M. Alico, a Western New York native who, until recently, was co-director of the genetic counseling program at Sarah Lawrence College, has been hired to implement and direct the genetic counseling program at UB.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has received a $40,000 grant from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) for a novel addition to its internal medicine residency program.