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12/14/17

Neglect accounts for more than 75 percent of all child protection cases in the United States, yet, despite this alarming frequency, child welfare workers lack effective assessment tools for identifying the associated risk and protective factors of chronic neglect, according to a UB study.

12/13/17

Funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will enable researchers and occupational therapy students to develop a program that aims to ease some of the burden on Western New Yorkers providing care for frail older adults who have dementia.

12/12/17

The new building allows UB to train more doctors to alleviate physician shortages, achieve breakthroughs in biomedical research and transform health care in Buffalo.

12/11/17

The new 628,000-square-foot, eight-story building will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students to downtown Buffalo each day

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.