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

10/16/17

New scientific findings show that the company’s cancer-fighting antibody is effective against human tumors.

10/11/17

The grant, for photoacoustic computed tomography, will help improve screening for women with dense breast tissue.

10/5/17

A new study by researchers at UB provides a groundbreaking look at how advance care planning medical orders inform emergency medical service providers’ experiences involving people with intellectual disabilities.

10/5/17

Surgical leaders at UB, Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute have been weighing in on the national debate over headwear in the operating room.

10/5/17

The University at Buffalo has received a $1.92 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand the behavioral health workforce in underserved communities and combat the opioid epidemic in Western New York.

10/4/17

Findings show that so-called overdose drug is saving lives, and that expanding access to more first responders is key, researchers say.

10/3/17

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded Chris St. Vil, an assistant professor in the UB School of Social Work, a grant  to conduct a literature review on recurrent violent injury.

10/3/17

What is an academic medical center and why does it matter to Western New York? The UB Alumni Association sponsors a panel discussion and keynote by James Marks, MD, executive vice president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and UB medical school alumnus. 

9/29/17

Elevated bile acids in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease point to the potential for novel interventions, such as personalized probiotics.

9/26/17

Adding or removing water from a stem cell can change the destiny of the cell to either pre-fat cells or pre-bone cells, researchers have discovered in a new study published in PNAS.