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Health and Medicine

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

6/4/14

Eight companies have been selected as the inaugural group of START-UP NY companies relocating on or near the University at Buffalo campuses, New York State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today.

6/2/14

The University at Buffalo Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences will offer a number of creative and fun intensive speech and language programs July 8 to Aug. 7 for school-age children and adolescents who have any of a wide range of communication difficulties.

5/28/14

As new treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) are approved, biomedical scientists are exploring their mechanisms and what they reveal about the virus. An online publication this month in Hepatology is the first to report real-time tracking of viral decay in the liver and blood in 15 patients with HCV.

5/23/14

Laurent Levy left the University at Buffalo in 1999 with a dream: transforming his recently completed postdoctoral research on nanomedicine into real-world products for patients battling cancer. Today, the scientist-turned-entrepreneur is zeroing in on that goal.

5/22/14

Leslie Ying is improving magnetic resonance imaging. Steven Diver is developing a faster, more efficient way to synthesize drugs. Both University at Buffalo researchers will receive $50,000 each from the statewide SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF), which cultivates innovation by speeding the commercialization of high-impact SUNY inventions.

5/22/14

Reducing binge drinking on campuses must be a priority in addressing issues of college sexual assault, according to a new Expert Summary from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).

5/19/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A preliminary study of the effects of mushroom ingestion on health conducted by University at Buffalo nutrition scientists and physiologists has found that healthy male and female subjects who consumed mushrooms with glucose had a significant decrease in glucose responses compared to those who consumed glucose alone.
5/16/14

People who inject drugs and are enrolled in a drug treatment program are receptive to education about, and treatment for, hepatitis C virus, according to a study by researchers at several institutions, including the University at Buffalo.

5/15/14

New tech could take light-based cancer treatment deep inside body.

5/8/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The UB dental clinic in Erie County Health Mall offers students valuable experience