Health and Medicine

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


To reach more people and increase the sustainability of care for Syrian refugees, UB dental professor Othman Shibly will lead the training of teachers and volunteers at refugee camps in Lebanon on how to perform basic oral health care.


Students from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s STEM Honors Cohort were awarded first place in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s (AACP) 2018 Pharm4Me Innovation Challenge.


New research by the UB Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment — and even prevention strategies — for addiction.


New biotech could reduce time and cost of developing medicine for deadly lung disease.


The Empire Discovery Institute will support commercialization of drug candidates discovered at the three institutions.


A new study has identified several key factors in postmenopausal women that are associated with height loss, a common occurrence in this age group that is known to increase the risk for death and disease.


The Medical Society of the State of New York has awarded Nancy Nielsen its highest honor


Restarting the program was noted as a major goal when Great Lakes Medical Imaging joined the UB Department of Radiology in 2016.


Wearable technologies may be helpful in evaluating the effects of overcrowded EDs, but third party testing is needed


John Fudyma, division chief of general internal medicine and associate professor of medicine, will receive the Laureate Award of the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians.