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.