Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol
use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is
considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes
about drinking, according to new research by a University at
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Daniel Antonius, PhD, assistant professor
of psychiatry in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences and a forensic psychologist, says that
attorneys in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon
bomber, will be seeking to eliminate potential jurors with an overt
emotional connection to the tragic event.
The University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College will
offer a distance-learning health care practice facilitator program
beginning in February aimed at training individuals to help medical
practices evaluate and improve their quality of care.
Faculty from the University at Buffalo School of Management
shared their research and expertise throughout the past year and
made headlines worldwide. Now, you can help your business thrive
and protect your finances in 2015 using these six tips.
Twenty-nine of the Prentice Family Foundation’s prosperity
scholars – some of the University at Buffalo’s
brightest students – will meet with key Western New York
groups and city officials this week to learn what role they can
play in improving Buffalo.
The Supreme Court’s announcement on Friday that it would
soon consider whether states are constitutionally required to
license same-sex marriages will likely bring marriage equality to
the minority of states that still prohibit it, according to Michael
Boucai, a University at Buffalo professor who specializes on law
and sexuality. The Court will take up the matter in April, and a
decision is expected by late June.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — High brain iron levels have been
associated with neurological diseases, including multiple
sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Even healthy adults have higher iron concentrations in their brains
as they age. But just how environmental factors, including diet,
influence iron levels in the brain has not been well
University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today
applauded SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher’s plan to introduce
best practices that will give current students and future graduates
from across the entire SUNY system higher degrees of access,
completion and success.
A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist
suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge
of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a
whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word
patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis
of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.
Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator,
collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of
the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of
Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).
Software to help companies retrieve files. A deployable wall to
protect waterfront properties from flooding. A software platform
that makes e-books more interactive. And a device to recover and
refine precious metals. These are the business startup ideas that
earned four enterprising University at Buffalo students $8,000 each
in seed funding.