Research News

9/11/19

At a time when electronic media can communicate societal upheaval and unrest around the world as it’s happening, a group of leading international psychiatrists is calling for an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to global public health that gives behavioral specialists a central role.

9/11/19

The UB Center for Successful Aging (CSA) has awarded its first round of research funding for projects aimed at improving the lives of senior citizens through its UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging program.

9/9/19

Laurie K. Read, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is using National Institutes of Health funding to study the unique RNA biology of human parasites.

8/30/19

University at Buffalo researchers have established an in vitro model of blood clotting that will help clinicians improve pre-surgical planning and care for patients with certain bleeding disorders.

8/27/19

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers are focusing on the development of a new approach to treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

8/26/19

Michael G. Malkowski, PhD, professor and chair of structural biology, is part of a research team using National Institutes of Health funding to study an oral bacterium strongly associated with periodontitis.

8/20/19

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, has been awarded a five-year, $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate a novel therapy that may prove more powerful than currently available smoking cessation treatments.

8/2/19

Just about everything is going wireless these days — including efforts to reprogram the human genome.

8/1/19

Ten students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements during the University at Buffalo’s 2019 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

8/1/19

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, will use funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the gating mechanisms of fast neurotransmitter brain receptors.

7/30/19

Department of Neurology researchers are helping to shed light on the effects of using gadodiamide as an imaging linear contrast agent in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

7/23/19

Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Nearly half of children with this type of heart disease either undergo a heart transplant or die within two years of being diagnosed.

7/22/19

Hundreds of students presented their work at a capstone event that was part of a project designed to expand opportunities for students from groups underrepresented in science and technology fields.

7/18/19

Two faculty members, two medical fellows, one medical student and one postdoctoral associate earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the first General Medical Education Celebration of Scholarship (formerly Scholarly Exchange Day).

7/12/19

Shifts in illicit substance use among American youth will compel primary care physicians to monitor new products and how they are used, according to a study by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers published in American Family Physician.