Health and Medicine

News about UB’s health sciences programs and related community outreach. (see all topics)

2/15/19

The University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) has established a new team of researchers and business leaders to advance the health initiatives of low- and middle-income countries through academic research and capacity-building programs.

2/11/19

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, is being recognized by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) with the inaugural JH Woods Early Career Award in Behavioral Pharmacology.

 

2/11/19

University at Buffalo researchers have received part of a $1.5 million grant to investigate light therapy as a replacement for prescription opioids in treating oral mucositis, painful ulcers and swelling in the mouth that result from chemotherapy and radiation treatment for cancer.

2/6/19

In an effort to reduce the availability of unused prescription drugs to people struggling with addiction, New York State Senator Chris Jacobs (R-60th district) announced today that his office is partnering with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to distribute thousands of Deterra Drug Deactivation Systems throughout Western New York.

2/4/19

The study is the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase after a sport-related concussion.

1/28/19

Study was inspired by recent reports of acute kidney injury among agricultural workers performing manual labor in hot outdoor environments in the U.S.

1/25/19

Surgery to remove the thymus gland in patients with myasthenia gravis  provides significant clinical benefits for as long as five years after the procedure, according to a paper published in The Lancet Neurology.

 

1/24/19

The two-day conference will invite representatives from mobile produce markets across the U.S. to Buffalo to network, attend training sessions and share their successes and failures.

1/22/19
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Research published today (Jan. 22) in the journal Brain reveals a new approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss, a hallmark of the disease in its late stages.
1/17/19

The Ada Lovelace Fellowship covers tuition and fees for three years for students who are members of underrepresented groups in computing.