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Health and Medicine

News about UB’s health sciences programs and related community outreach.

1/29/15

Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).

1/28/15

A UB-led study finds that humanity’s early ancestors had genetic variations associated with modern disease, and now the question is why.

1/26/15

Alan Hutson is professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics in UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.

1/22/15

A team headed by UB expert Youfa Wang is partnering with NASA in its global Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut program.

1/22/15

Hot flashes, night sweats predict a greater likelihood of hip fracture, a new study finds.

1/21/15

On Jan. 22, the founding principals of BIG will offer an update on the institute’s inaugural year, including insight on successful collaborations with industry.

1/20/15

Tomorrow’s doctors could use this technology to obtain a super-clear picture of patients’ organs and tissues.

1/13/15

The University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College will offer a distance-learning health care practice facilitator program beginning in February aimed at training individuals to help medical practices evaluate and improve their quality of care.

1/8/15

Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about drinking, according to new research by a University at Buffalo psychologist.

1/8/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s online bachelor’s degree (RN – BS) has been named a “2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program.”