Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.


New UB research shows that an anti-cancer drug restored social deficits in animal models of autism, offering the first evidence of a treatment for the disorder's behavioral symptoms.


A UB study found that removing a protein that controls inflammation led to the premature aging of bones in mice, possibly pointing to new bone loss therapies for the elderly.


A seven-year UB study suggests that allowing preteens to taste alcohol may lead to more frequent heavy drinking later in life, contrary to popular belief.