Health and Medicine

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

12/12/18

University at Buffalo researchers received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to conduct one of the first studies on the effectiveness of behavioral therapy in treating insomnia among cancer survivors.

12/12/18

Combined with a previous $2.3 million NIH grant for the ongoing study, Homish has now received $5 million for the project.

12/11/18

The Hepatology Clinic at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), under the direction of a faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been awarded a New York State Department of Health Commisssioner’s Special Recognition Award.

12/5/18

Women who experienced loss of all teeth had approximately 20 percent higher risk of developing hypertension during follow-up compared to women who still had natural teeth.

12/5/18

Neuroscientist and best-selling author Lisa Genova will speak at UB on Dec. 6 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus, as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

12/4/18

University at Buffalo researchers have received a nearly $649,000 grant to develop a new sexual assault prevention training program that aims to transform friends of victims from bystanders into guardians.

12/4/18
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Nearly twice as many students from underrepresented groups enrolled in the class of 2022 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo than in the previous year.
11/29/18

Problem alcohol use is more common among Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who have greater negative emotions over having never been deployed.

11/28/18

A University at Buffalo ophthalmology researcher has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to better understand a rare cause of blindness that strikes young children.

 

11/27/18

Students are using CRISPR to alter yeast genes in a course on genetics at UB that also asks them to consider the technology’s potential societal implications.