Research Projects

The UB Microbiome Center facilitates research projects and collaborations among the many faculty working in the field. Its seed grants and pilot projects are interdisciplinary and intended to lay the groundwork for larger proposals.

7/13/17
Improving the health of patients with type 2 diabetes by testing a mouth rinse that might establish a healthy oral microbiome.  
7/13/17
Reducing the risk of gestational diabetes and the possible further development of Type 2 diabetes by treating periodontal disease in pregnant women.
7/13/17
Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases by using saliva to test for periodontal disease and other systemic problems.
7/13/17
Comparing each woman's oral, gut, vaginal, skin and placental microbiomes to see if differences might indicate problem pregnancies.
7/13/17
Finding a way to measure the risk of heart disease in patients with diabetes.
10/18/16
UB researchers are working across disciplines to find solutions to multi-faceted challenges and to advance the frontiers of knowledge. Many of these are pilot projects funded through Genome, Environment and Microbiome Community of Excellence (GEM) and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).