News about UB’s health sciences programs and related
UB researcher uses NSF grant to assess America’s
perception of Ebola and improve communication about the virus.
First responders are working endless shifts, not getting home to
care for their families, sleeping at the barracks and eating
whatever they can find,” says UB expert John Violanti.
Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give
independence to the visually impaired.
UB researchers explore the relationship between empathy and
In the past decade, online gambling has exploded and several
states, including New York, have approved measures to legalize
various types of gambling. So, it’s only natural that the
number of people with gambling problems has also increased,
UB infectious disease experts will discuss the history of the
Ebola outbreak, media misconceptions and preparations at the local
A UB study finds that babies' dietary patterns varied according
to the racial, ethnic and educational backgrounds of their
UB researcher Youfa Wang led a federally-funded systematic
review and meta-analysis of 17 childhood obesity prevention
The family of viruses housing Ebola and Marburg is ancient, and
the two viruses last shared a common ancestor millions of years
ago, UB scientists say.
Scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on
Addictions (RIA) are taking part in a National Institute on Drug
Abuse (NIDA) Center of Excellence study on the genetics of drug
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