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1/2/13

The Buffalo News reports that UB medical researchers are partnering with local company IMMCO Diagnostics to improve diagnosis of Sjogren's Syndrome, a disease that causes severe dry mouth and eyes.

1/6/13

An article on Huffington Post about trends for design-led science in 2013 cites UB’s Clinical and Translational Research Center as an example of how academic science is changing its emphasis to performance-based strategies.

1/6/13

Science News includes polar bear research by Charlotte Lindqvist, assistant professor of biological sciences, in a list of the top 25 science stories of 2012.

1/7/13

KABC-TV in Los Angeles interviews Sanjay Sethi, associate professor of medicine, about the Lung Flute, a device used to ease the symptoms of respiratory illnesses such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphsyema.

1/9/13

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured the dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

1/15/13
A front-page story in the Buffalo News reports on a new study soon to be underway at UB and two other upstate medical centers to test a procedure that infuses stem cells into the brains of patients with multiple sclerosis to repair damage to their central nervous systems. The article quotes Bianca Guttman-Weinstock, co-principal investigator on the study. “Expectations have to be kept under control,” she said. “You’re not going to implant stem cells in people and suddenly see them running around.”
1/17/13
Steven Dubovsky, chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed live on NPR’s “Here & Now,” which airs on 170 NPR affiliates nationwide, about President Barack Obama’s $500 million plan to reduce gun violence.
1/17/13
An article in USA Today on Eastman Kodak’s bankruptcy filing, which has caused huge cuts to pay, benefits and insurance coverage for retirees and employees, quotes Martha Salzman, assistant professor of accounting and law in the UB School of Management.
1/24/13
A major feature article in The New York Times reports on the work of Dennis Maher, UB clinical assistant professor of architecture, who has been making sculptures out of pieces of demolished houses.
1/22/13
A major feature story on the front of the Spotlight section in Sunday’s Buffalo News interviews UB Law Professor Teresa Miller about her documentary film, “Attica, The Bars that Bind Us,” which looks at the human toll exacted upon those who live and work in America’s maximum security prisons.
1/18/13
A major feature story on the front page of the Buffalo News reports on a gift from Jonathan R. Reichert, professor emeritus of physics, to UB of a collection of letters, inscribed books, voice recordings, photographs and other materials that were exchanged between his father, Victor E. Reichert, and the poet Robert Frost over the course of about 20 years.
1/25/13
An Associated Press article about a virulent new stomach virus that is affecting people around the world quotes John Crane, associate professor of medicine and an infectious disease specialist who had to deal with a norovirus outbreak in a hospital a couple of years ago.
1/29/13
A major feature story on the front page of the Buffalo News explores the materials-science research being conducted at UB and the opportunity it presents to boost private industry and economic development in the Buffalo Niagara region.
1/29/13
Jonathan Reichert, UB professor emeritus of physics, who has donated to UB a rare collection of materials from poet Robert Frost, was interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition on the 50th anniversary of the poet’s death.
1/31/13
How realistic does a school shooting drill have to be to make an impact? UB expert weighs in.
2/1/13
Needing to find clues in the ransom notes of the Lindbergh baby kidnappers brought NOVA investigators to UB's expert on handwriting. 
1/29/13

The Buffalo News explores the materials-science research being conducted at UB and the opportunity it presents to boost private industry and economic development in the Buffalo region and quotes Satish Tripathi.