Research Highlights

Our research scientists and doctors have made important and internationally recognized contributions to medical science, including patents, discoveries and treatment advances.

1/13/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine, is leading a major initiative addressing health disparities among people living on Buffalo’s East Side.

1/7/20

The Participate in Research portal is a new online tool that lists and updates every active clinical trial throughout the University at Buffalo.

12/5/19

Garwood Medical Devices, LLC, has been granted “Breakthrough Device” designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s BioPrax device, a tool it is developing to help eliminate biofilm infections on prosthetic knee implants.

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.

4/24/19

Pioneering research conducted and advanced by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, played a key role in the European Commission’s decision to approve dapagliflozin for patients with Type 1 diabetes.

2/27/19

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published results of the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase after a sport-related concussion.

11/1/18

Research by Yun Wu, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has led to a cancer-spotting tool that health care providers could eventually use in areas that lack hospitals, clinics and other treatment centers.

10/16/18

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics have developed a promising therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) that is moving closer to use in humans.

10/5/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is benefiting from the expansion of clinical trials in Western New York.

10/5/18

A comprehensive effort to boost clinical research at the University at Buffalo is paying off and community members are reaping the benefits through increased participation in clinical trials.