Researchers from UB and the Catholic University of Uruguay found an average of 13 pollutants in each silicone wristband collected in a study on chemical exposure among a small group of Uruguayan children.
Scientists exploring the nature of immunity after vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae have discovered that a type of white blood cell called neutrophils plays a more critical role than was previously known.
The New York Times published an article on the many different symptoms of COVID-19. The article highlighted a UB study led by Brian Clemency, showed that of 961 health care workers who were tested for Covid-19, anosmia (loss of smell) was the most predictive symptom, but it wasn’t foolproof.
NPR interviews Katarzyna Kordas, about a new UNICEF and Pure Earth report showing that about one in three children globally have been exposed to lead at levels shown to damage their health and cognitive development.
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Expertise: pediatric health policy; health care disparities; immunizations; breastfeeding; children with special health care needs and medical complexity; child health care financing; primary and preventive care
Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Expertise: electronic health/medical records; medical informatics; ethics and informatics; computer modeling
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Director of the Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions
Expertise: alcohol, substance abuse and aggression; effects of substance use on marriage, families and relationships; interpersonal (domestic) violence; medical and recreational marijuana; prescription painkillers