News

10/30/19

Goal of the $750,000 grant is to address the “cognitive and frailty tsunami already crashing on our shores.”

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.

7/8/19

Initiative will reach communities on Ferry Street or within four blocks to the north and south of the corridor, where racial health disparities are among the highest in the city.

5/16/19

CSA’s mission is to conduct community-responsive research among UB faculty and its community partners to solve challenges facing older adults.

3/12/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is among 72 sites nationwide that are recruiting patients for a 12-week, randomized, placebo-controlled drug trial for the first treatment designed to benefit patients with mild-to-moderate Lewy body dementia (LBD).

11/5/18

Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, was honored by the Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation (ASCF) with its Senior Leadership Award.

10/19/18

Bruce Troen directs UB’s Center for Successful Aging, which seeks to translate research on aging well into policy, practice and community engagement.

9/29/18
Buffalo News. A University at Buffalo initiative brings together more than a dozen disciplines to research and develop best practices that senior citizens can use to increase their lifespan, healthspan and quality of life.
8/10/18

Researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine have found that low levels of vitamin D may impair stamina and performance over time.

8/15/17

A preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine has revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be safely administered at advanced age and has the potential to reverse frailty.