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5/3/16

For African-Americans transitioning into adulthood, childhood communities and late-adolescent relationships play strong roles in shaping later views about the meaning and importance of marriage, much more so than family background.

5/2/16

John Leddy, MD, director of the UB Concussion Management Clinic, has received the Best Overall Research Award from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

5/2/16

The course incorporates 70 hours of web-based education with reading materials and classroom learning.

5/4/16

From May 8-15, UB student volunteers will be stationed at three collection sites where resident students can dispose of items they no longer want, and which will be resold at a large yard sale in the fall.

5/4/16

Traditional interventions for new, low-income mothers of color often provide little relief from postpartum depression, according to a new study led by a University at Buffalo researcher.

5/5/16

Each team will receive $10,000 to further their company.

5/5/16

A smartphone app that tracks palpitations in heart patients provides comparable performance to the 14-day event monitors that are the current standard of care.

5/5/16

"I think the new regulations will pose problems for smaller businesses that make e-cigarettes. These companies likely will not have the resources to deliver all the information the FDA is asking for," says UB tobacco expert Gary Giovino.

5/6/16

Joseph J. Zambon, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics, has been appointed dean of the UB School of Dental Medicine.

5/6/16

More than 200 UB student volunteers plan to fan out throughout the Buffalo community volunteering nearly 600 hours of service as part of UB Pride & Service Day.

5/6/16

UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.

5/9/16

As part of the ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse, the University at Buffalo School of Nursing announced its commitment to the White House National Opioid Education Campaign.

5/10/16

In "Where Are the Women Architects?" Despina Stratigakos uses the architectural profession as a lens to examine issues that affect women across male-dominated occupations, from a lack of female role models to unequal pay.

5/10/16

Christine Robertson and Jessica LaPiano are the 2016 recipients of the Western New York Medical Scholarship award.

5/10/16

The Advocacy Institute – the UB School of Law’s newest signature initiative to train students to become the best advocates in the profession – has named of a high-profile National Advisory Board.

5/11/16

An accomplished scholar, Gollnick has published over 100 academic articles, advancing the field of microbiology.

5/11/16

Thousands of UB students will don caps and gowns this week as families fly in from around the world to attend UB’s commencement celebrations.

5/11/16

UB is reorganizing its Office of Research and Economic Development to better support UB researchers and the community.

5/11/16

Humans and animals use similar cues to make sense of their acoustic worlds, according to new UB research.

5/11/16

Brian McIlroy, a seasoned life sciences professional, joins BIG from GE.

5/11/16

The biomedical startup, which evolved from UB engineering research labs, will remain headquartered in Buffalo.

5/17/16

More than 60 percent of the program’s first enrollees will graduate within four years — a rate far above the national average.

5/12/16

Jason Edwards is leaving Buffalo this summer for his medical residency, but it’s not forever.

5/13/16

Student volunteers will be stationed at three housing locations on UB's North Campus today through Sunday to collect furniture, electronics and other items students no longer want as they move out.

5/12/16

UB undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students will work in teams to develop social, economic, technological and public policy solutions to sanitation challenges faced by schoolchildren around the world.

5/13/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Raymond V. Damadian, MD, an inventor of magnetic resonance imaging, will give a lecture on “MRI: A story of discovery in medicine” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17th in Room 5019 of the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Research Center, 875 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
5/13/16

Anna Smith has earned distinction around campus for her nontraditional career path. Smith ran her own makeup business in Paris and New York for five years before she decided that she wanted to be an engineer.

5/13/16

The photonics advancement could help industry to continue manufacturing more powerful, efficient and flexible electronic devices.

5/17/16

UB's Research Institute on Addictions will continue its critical research training and professional development of addiction researchers with the support of another five-year, $2 million grant for training postdoctoral associates.

5/16/16

UB-led project aims to create 100 megawatts of new solar energy that will be manufactured in Buffalo, connected by Western New York workers and installed on properties in Buffalo’s urban core and on several local college campuses.

5/16/16

The contest, organized by the Singapore Centre for 3-D Printing, promotes awareness and adoption of 3-D printing technologies

5/16/16

World-renowned dental researchers will discuss pressing issues and advancements in dentistry at the upcoming School of Dental Medicine symposium, “Innovations and Controversies in Oral Health: Connecting the Dots from Research to Practice.”

5/17/16

Language is a powerful tool that can ease the transition into a new home for foster children and enhances the possibility that it will be a successful placement.

5/19/16

More than 100 high school students from underrepresented and underserved groups will present their 2016 capstone projects on genomics and bioinformatics on Friday, May 20, in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.

5/18/16

The American Association for Cancer Research presented its 10th annual Team Science Award to the Women's Health Initiative, for which UB serves as Northeast Regional Center.

5/20/16

Student teams will present their ideas this weekend for ways to improve sanitation needs for school-aged children in low- and middle-income locales around the world.

5/19/16

Researchers remove excess additives from drugs, which could reduce the odds of serious allergic reactions and other side effects.

5/19/16

Joseph Gardella Jr. says Manhattan Project-era materials must be removed from Niagara Falls Storage Site.

5/19/16

To train future HIV researchers, the University at Buffalo and University of Zimbabwe have partnered to form the HIV Research Training Program, supported by a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) John E. Fogarty International Center.

5/20/16

Though a different model, Facebook should be held to same standard as traditional media, says Mark Bartholomew.

5/24/16

Innovative research and teaching have propelled six UB faculty members to the rank of SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty achievement in the SUNY system.

5/23/16

UB will host the 10th annual Pre-Seed Workshop for aspiring high-tech entrepreneurs on May 25-26 at UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

5/23/16

A surprising trove of data yields indications of increased Arctic snowfall in times of warming.

5/24/16

It's time to modernize the decades-old tobacco control strategies that rely on an “all or nothing” approach and which are confusing the public, Lynn Kozlowski and David Abrams write.

5/25/16

UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara program will showcase the next wave of entrepreneurs and promising startup companies on June 15, and will include a keynote address by Bill Rancic, entrepreneur, investor and winner of “The Apprentice.”

5/25/16

New performers fill the schedule of this year’s June in Buffalo, the region’s internationally celebrated new music festival to be held on UB’s North Campus from June 6-12.

5/25/16

Researcher Charlotte Lindqvist analyzed DNA samples for the special which will be broadcast May 29.

5/25/16

Despina Stratigakos will advance her research on the wide-ranging architectural influences of Germany’s Third Reich as a 2016-17 member of the institute, located in Princeton, New Jersey.

5/26/16

Finding paves the way for devices that switch quickly between transparency and opacity to specific forms of light.

5/26/16

A study led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Carla Jungquist reveals that the vast majority of post-operative patients given opioid medications through intravenous infusions are not monitored often enough to detect respiratory depression, a potentially deadly result of overdose.

5/26/16

If successful with HCV, telemedicine could be a valuable approach to treating other diseases where patients face similar challenges.

5/27/16

STAC panel members review scientific and medical evidence and offer recommendations to the WTC Health Program administrator on member eligibility criteria, as well as WTC-related health conditions.

5/27/16

Researchers will tackle solar power, climate change in WNY, e-waste, pollution at Lake Erie’s Woodlawn Beach and more.

5/26/16

Media outlets will now think twice before publishing sensational or sexual content, Samantha Barbas says.

6/20/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – One hundred and eighty-five newly minted MDs will mark a critical milestone in their professional lives on Tuesday, June 21, when they become medical residents at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.