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Five-year grant is a reflection of the recognition UB has received from the National Institutes of Health for the program’s outstanding record of cancer epidemiology training.


Children from unintended pregnancies tend to experience more depressive symptoms in early adulthood compared to children from intended pregnancies, however there’s little evidence of a causal relationship, according to a new UB study.


With the support of a new $1.58 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University at Buffalo researchers aim to develop a targeted treatment to prevent communication between cancer cells.


The award, for UB CAT, is a boost to startups and mid-to-late stage companies.


University at Buffalo researchers have assembled a team of three antibiotics that, together, are capable of eradicating E. coli carrying mcr-1 and ndm-5 — genes that make the bacterium immune to last-resort antibiotics.


Four studies focused on improving our understanding of the human genome and microbiome were awarded funding through the third round of research pilots supported by the University at Buffalo’s Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).


The minimally invasive technique could lead to advances in mapping the brain and treating neurological disease.


It's another sign that the new home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is nearing completion.


The Fall Seminar Series at the UB Research Institute on Addictions will feature national experts on heavy drinking in young adults, dating violence, financing addiction treatment and tobacco use.


UB researchers have developed and successfully tested a method for determining how relevant to MS findings are from mouse models.