BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers and
colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new
details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.
This information provides new insights into autoimmune mechanisms
in general and could help develop and screen treatments for
patients suffering from all autoimmune diseases, estimated to
affect 5-10 percent of the U.S. population.
Disturbing news for women on college campuses: a new study from
the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA)
indicates that female college students who are victims of sexual
assault are at a much higher risk of becoming victims again.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — John M. Canty Jr., MD, the Albert and
Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine in the University at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB’s chief of
cardiovascular medicine, has been appointed to the Heart, Lung and
Blood Program Project Review Committee of the National Institutes
of Health. He will serve on the committee for four years.
National experts on the criminal justice system, opioid abuse,
substance abuse treatment and community health will visit the
University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) during
its Fall Seminar Series beginning Sept. 17.
One hundred forty-four students participated in the white coat
ceremony in the Center for the Art’s Mainstage Theater on
August 15, as members of the class of 2018 of the University at
Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Youfa Wang, PhD, professor of epidemiology and environmental
health at the University at Buffalo, is the subject matter expert
and video presenter for a multimedia streaming video comparing the
effectiveness of childhood obesity programs that was produced by
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a unit of the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — D. Jeffery Higginbotham, PhD, of Buffalo,
professor and chair of the Department of Communicative Disorders
and Sciences in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and
Sciences, will be named a fellow of the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the
association’s 2014 annual convention being held Nov. 20-22 in
Athletes and others reporting cognitive difficulties after a
head injury are usually diagnosed as having had a concussion. But
is it really a concussion? A new study published by University at
Buffalo medical faculty finds that many of the same symptoms are
common to concussions and to injuries to the neck and/or balance
system, known collectively as cervical/vestibular injuries.
A collaboration between the University at Buffalo’s School
of Social Work and School of Nursing will serve local veterans and
families by teaching social workers and nurses how they can better
care for and respond to veterans’ needs.
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