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10/10/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A three-day national symposium on Ethics and Values in Medicine, the national meeting of the American Association of the History of Medicine and a special opera performance will highlight the celebration of the 150th birthday of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/16/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- University at Buffalo President William R. Greiner received the Medal Merentibus -- the highest distinction conferred by Poland's Jagiellonian University -- in ceremonies held Oct. 2 at the university in Crakow.

10/24/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Joan Dorn, Ph.D., research instructor of social and preventive medicine at the University at Buffalo, has received a $350,000 five-year First Independent Research Support and Transition (FIRST) Award from the National Institutes of Health.

10/12/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Philip Coppens, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has been selected as the first winner of the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute's David Harker, Ph.D., Award.

10/5/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Michael E. Cohen, M.D., professor of neurology and pediatrics and chair of the University at Buffalo Department of Neurology, has been elected president of the Child Neurology Society for a two-year term beginning in October.

10/20/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- University at Buffalo computer scientist Jin-Yi Cai and a computer science graduate student, D. Sivakumar, have proven one of the oldest conjectures in the field of complexity theory.

10/13/95

The English Language Institute of the University at Buffalo is exploring the possibility of opening an intensive English language program at Tuzla University once the Bosnian war has ended.

10/23/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Christina L. Bloebaum, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University at Buffalo, has been named a Presidential Faculty Fellow.

10/24/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Malcolm M. Slaughter, Ph.D., associate professor of biophysical sciences, physiology and ophthalmology, has been awarded a $1 million grant by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to conduct research on how the retina works.

10/11/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A study of brain organization in prepubertal children by University at Buffalo neuroscientists has demonstrated for the first time that differences in the way the male and female brains process information are present early in life, and are not laid down during the hormonal surges of puberty, as previously thought.