Research News

11/20/19

The difficulty of reversing obesity in adults is well known and the deleterious effects that obesity has on an individual’s health can range from diabetes to heart disease to cancer.

11/19/19

Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, received a rare, perfect score from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on his grant application for expansion of a center designed to enhance care for older adults throughout Western New York.

11/18/19

Pinaki Sarder, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, and doctoral student Brandon Ginley have developed a new method that automates the classification of progressive diabetic kidney disease, reducing variability and boosting precision.

11/15/19

The University at Buffalo has officially launched the UB Biorepository, a critical new facility in the Clinical and Translational Research Center that will serve as a powerful resource in driving biomedical innovation in academia and industry regionally and throughout the state.

11/15/19

Sixty-seven oral and poster presentations were showcased at the 13th annual Neuroscience Research Day of the neuroscience program and the Buffalo Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN).

11/13/19

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ researchers studying how to develop novel, non-addicting painkillers have each been issued awards by the Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative, a prestigious and highly competitive program from the National Institutes of Health.

11/12/19

Atrophied brain lesion volume is the only marker from MRI scans that can accurately predict which patients will progress to the most severe form of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a retrospective, five-year study of 1,314 MS patients.

10/30/19

Fresh off conducting research for two years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), fourth-year medical student Alison Treichel has published an article in a top-ranked medical genetics journal.

10/23/19

Research by Andrew M. Gulick, PhD, associate professor of structural biology, that solved the structure of two proteins that produce antibiotic agents is featured in papers in back-to-back months of Nature Communications.

10/4/19

Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for research integration, is spreading the word about the importance of clinical research and clinical trials to children and their parents.

10/2/19

Thomas D. Grant, PhD, research assistant professor of structural biology, has been awarded a four-year, $1.33 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new computational tools to visualize and understand how drugs interact with proteins, with the ultimate aim of speeding up the drug discovery process.

9/30/19

UB researchers are studying the nutrition practices of emergency medical services (EMS) workers.

9/20/19

A pair of projects led by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine involve studies of veterans with chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD) and sleep disorders, respectively.

9/19/19

In preparing to host Biomedical Sciences Career Day & Vendor Show, Thomas Melendy, PhD, wanted to expose students and trainees in the biomedical sciences to the numerous opportunities available to them.

9/17/19

Eighty-four student-scientists presented projects during the Ninth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.