Here is how determination drives discovery.

Here at UB, our passion for rigorous research is matched only by a deep commitment to positive change. Our talented students and world-renowned faculty ask difficult questions, push past accepted boundaries and consistently endeavor to lead a new way forward. These are just some of the stories that show how.

A more detailed analysis of blood sugar regulation could take Type I diabetes treatment into a new horizon. See how AI could transform diabetes care.

Tarunraj Singh.
Project Leader

Tarunraj Singh Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

A discovery that men and women differ when it comes to self-cooling could impact the development of athletic wear and help relieve symptoms for people with MS. Read more about this finding.

portrait of Nicole Vargas.
Lead Author

Nicole Vargas Former Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions

New research shows how drugs can cause changes in the brain that make it hard to stay clean. See why it’s not just a matter of willpower.

portrait of David Dietz.
Senior Author

David Dietz Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Much-needed research reveals just what prompts them to take that hit. Learn why health care providers need to step up.

portrait of Eunhee Park.
Lead Investigator

Eunhee Park Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

In gold mines near Fairbanks, Alaska, scientists are searching for something precious—and it’s not metal. See what they found.

portrait of Elizabeth Thomas.
Lead Researcher

Elizabeth Thomas Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences

The not-so-secret ingredients that might reduce the risk of breast cancer. See what they are.

Portrait of Gauri Desai.
Lead Author

Gauri Desai Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions

UB faculty and students apply knowledge to solve complex global challenges through research.