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

10/30/17

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System’s Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.

10/24/17

The region holds a unique position in the story of human evolution, UB scientists say.

10/24/17

Trick or treat, “frightfully fun” face painting and a clinical trial all about cookies are activities that neighborhood families will enjoy at a Halloween party from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, in the UB Downtown Gateway building, 77 Goodell St., Buffalo.

10/23/17

A program directed by David L. Kaye, MD, professor in the Department of Psychiatry, is receiving national recognition this month from the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

10/23/17

The $75,000 award, from FuzeHub, is a partnership with WNY startups CleanSlate UV and Grantwood Technologies.

10/20/17

Vaccine under development provides the “most comprehensive coverage” to date and alleviates antimicrobial concerns, new study finds.

10/18/17

Animated films can provide critical opportunities for adults to discuss end-of-life issues with children according to a new study by a UB researcher who specializes in end-of-life communication.

10/18/17

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the UB Research Institute on Addictions.

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.