A Buffalo News feature about UB's Center of Excellence for
Alzheimer's Disease in Western New York, based at the Jacobs
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, discusses how the UB
center helps patients navigate treatment and resources.
An article in Parade magazine about what people
need to know about the 2017 Medicare Open Enrollment period
interviews Nancy Nielsen, senior associate dean for health policy
in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
USA Today quoted Steven Dubovsky, professor and
chair of psychiatry in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences, who said in response to the mass killing at a Texas
church that people can empower themselves by asking what things
they can actively do to keep themselves and their communities
The hazards vary depending on the type of drone and piloted
aircraft involved, Javid Bayandor, founder and director of
UB’s Crashworthiness for Aerospace Structures and Hybrids
(CRASH) Lab, told Scientific American.
National Geographic reports on research by Jack
Tseng, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical
sciences, that suggests that a now-extinct Chinese otter was almost
as large as a wolf and had jawbones capable of crushing large
An article in The Atlantic about artificial intelligence
and the potential to use facial scans to infer personality traits
and behaviors interviews Mark Frank, professor of
communication, about this controversial area of research.
A Newsweek article reports on a study led by
Michal Stachowiak, a professor in the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, that uses cerebral organoids, or
mini brains, to understand the cause of schizophrenia.
An article in the Buffalo News reports Rodney Grabowski,
former president of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and
vice president of advancement at the university, has been named
vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement at UB, and
quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.
An article in The Washington Post reports on
research by Julie Bowker, associate professor of psychology,
and colleagues that suggests that not all forms of social
withdrawal are harmful, and that there is a link between a
particular type of social withdrawal and increased creativity.
An article in Scientific American about
Bali’s Mount Agung quotes Tracy Gregg, associate
professor of geology. “We don’t yet know if Agung is
currently giving us two weeks, two months or two years (or more) of
warning because we don’t know precisely what it did before
its 1963 eruption,” she said.