News about UB’s health sciences programs and related
UB gets NIH grant to fund study of cognitive behavior therapy
delivered by bedside nurses.
Michael Frone, PhD, senior research scientist at the University
at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, has been named a
Fellow of the Society of Addiction Psychology.
The awards, given to early-career investigators, illustrate the
value that recent hires bring to UB.
Studies on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia
have long focused on what’s happening inside the brain.
Michelle A. Van Gheem, research compliance and compliance
manager of GE Healthcare, General Electric Co. in Wauwatosa, Wis.,
has been named director of research compliance.
Obesity may alter the way we taste at the most fundamental
level: by changing how our tongues react to different foods.
UB undergraduate students will travel to northern Peru next
summer to conduct rigorous interdisciplinary research into the
biological and chemical properties of indigenous medicinal
UB Professor Paras Prasad's pioneering work in biophotonics
could lead to health care improvements like ultrasensitive
biomaging and light-activated therapies.
Nutritional epidemiologist Youfa Wang, an internationally
recognized expert in childhood nutrition and obesity, has been
named chair of the Department of Social and Preventive
The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, a
national leader in the study of alcohol and substance abuse issues,
launched a new website this week.
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