A five-center trial of partial liquid ventilation to treat life-threatening respiratory distress syndrome in extremely premature infants has shown that the procedure is safe and effective, and improves lung function in some children who failed to respond to conventional treatment, increasing their chances of survival.
University at Buffalo behavioral medicine specialist Leonard H. Epstein, Ph.D, has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct the first large study in the U.S of obesity prevention in high-risk children.
The relationship between consciousness and the body will be the focus of "Does the Body Matter?," a sesquicentennial academic symposium on frontiers of knowledge in nature, society and culture to be held from 8:15 a.m to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, in Slee Concert Hall on the North Campus.
The University at Buffalo next month will host a three-day tribute to one of its own on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The celebration also will help mark the university's sesquicentennial and offer an opportunity for audiences to hear and meet several of the finest literary, visual and jazz artists of the past 40 years.
A group of New York State's top high-school athletes who attended a sports camp called ACHIEVE held this summer at the University at Buffalo exceeded their goals -- and it had nothing to do with three-pointers or touchdowns.