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12/7/17

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Opioid Prescriber Training Program successfully trained more than 38,000 licensed prescribers, nearly 40 percent of licensed prescribers in New York State.

12/7/17

Researchers harness big data to improve poverty maps, a much-needed tool to aid world’s most vulnerable people.

12/4/17

Infants raised in homes where they hear a single language, but spoken with different accents, recognize words dramatically differently at about 12 months of age than their age-matched peers exposed to little variation in accent, according to a recent UB study.

11/30/17

Researchers and clinicians from Roswell Park and UB to share the latest findings.

11/29/17

Individuals who are highly extraverted and conscientious could have a measure of protection against disorders like depression and anxiety, according to the results of a new study by a team of University at Buffalo psychologists.

11/29/17

Perspective of moral psychology helps inform why tobacco control debates are often so vitriolic and yet so often based on limited science, Lynn Kozlowski writes in new paper.

11/21/17

Ferric Contrast and NanoHydroChem are among five winners in the statewide event.

11/21/17

A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has received a $1.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund for Glycoscience to increase knowledge of glycans, a common but little understood class of biomolecules that help bacteria attach to host surfaces, including those in the mouth.

11/17/17

The late Peter Ayers Nickerson, a beloved UB faculty member who spent nearly 50 years teaching in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has given $4.5 million to the school.

11/17/17

Findings indicate the disease — triggered by malformations in the cerebral cortex —could potentially be treated in utero