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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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. 


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


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.