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Health and Medicine

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

4/17/15

UB School of Public Health and Health Professions Dean Jean Wactawski-Wende has accepted the 2015 Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Team Science Award on behalf of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), one of the largest clinical trials ever undertaken in the U.S.

4/16/15

Three graduate students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.

4/10/15

Western New York veterans have a reason to smile.

4/9/15

The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) has received a grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to examine the experience of sexual assault among lesbian and bisexual women compared to heterosexual women.

4/7/15

Renowned cancer researcher Karen Meneses, PhD, will present the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s Fifth Annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture.

4/7/15

The event is part of the School of Public Health and Health Professions' celebration of National Public Health Week.

4/2/15

One in three boys experiencing sexual assault tries to take his own life, according to new research by a UB nursing faculty member.

3/31/15

The mockup, built at the Construction Research Laboratory in Miami, provides a sneak peek of what the new UB medical school will look like.

3/27/15

A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi?  Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing it, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.

3/20/15

The five-day event, part of a new advanced degree program under development, includes lectures on genomics, Antarctic ice sheets and more.