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.

This high-tech incubator mattress brings mom’s sounds and smells to babies too fragile to hold. Learn more about this exciting development in neonatology.

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Co-Developer

Munmun Rawat Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

A new study analyzing President Trump’s tweets reveals that Republicans and Democrats have more in common than people might think. See what’s uniting us—and dividing us.

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Lead Author

Kenneth Joseph Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Is overindulging in streaming TV just a guilty pleasure—or something more harmful? See how binge-watching might be affecting you.

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Co-Author

Jessica Kruger Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions

“Ocean Cube,” a pop-up art installation in NYC, brings the beauty and plight of underwater life to the surface. Dive into this immersive experience.

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Co-Designer

Randy Fernando MArch '18, BS '16, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Architecture, School of Architecture and Planning

A non-drug solution to treat oral mucositis—an agonizing side effect of cancer treatment—gains worldwide acceptance. Learn more about low-dose light therapy.

Praveen Arany.
Co-Author

Praveen Arany Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine

A UB psychologist uses feedback from peoples’ smartphones to explore whether feelings in the moment can predict later episodes. Learn how this approach could alter treatment.

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Author

Kristin Gainey Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

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