The University at Buffalo’s dean of School of Social Work
has canceled advertising for her Facebook pages and urged others to
considering switching to other social media sites after Facebook
carried out an “unethical” mood manipulation experiment
on 700,000 subscribers without following proper protections for
human subjects involved in psychological research.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo
have identified the single transcription factor or “master
switch” that initiates the critical myelination process in
the brain. Funded by New York Stem Cell Science, the research will
be published online in Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences (PNAS) on June 30.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nitesh D. Kuhadiya, MD, assistant
professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Medicine, has
won an award for his abstract “Liraglutide as Additional
Treatment to Insulin in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A
Randomized Clinical Trial.”
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo faculty together
with Buffalo business leaders visited Jamaica to conduct
foundational meetings with the Jamaica Ministry of Health to
collaborate on developing programs for Jamaica in the study and
treatment of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Increased social acceptance, economic
considerations and the fact that more baby boomers are dying have
significantly increased the number of people opting to leave their
bodies to medical science.
Caffeine intake by children and adolescents has been rising for
decades, due in large part to the popularity of caffeinated sodas
and energy drinks, which now are marketed to children as young as
four. Despite this, there is little research on the effects of
caffeine on young people.
Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair
Professor of Ophthalmology in the University at Buffalo School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the board of
trustees of the world’s largest eye research society, the
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
A University at Buffalo physician and expert in refugee health
has been named the primary clinician and medical director of the
Western New York Center for Survivors of Refugee Trauma and
Torture. The center is a collaborative initiative conceived and
funded by Jewish Family Service of Buffalo and Erie County through
a grant from the New York State Health Foundation.
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