SUNY Distinguished Professor Leonard Epstein, a pioneer in the
family-based approach to weight loss, has received a $8.8 million
grant from the National Institutes of Health to make his programs
more widely available.
UB scientists are checking gorilla, orangutan and human
saliva—an important and often underappreciated tool for
evolutionary insights and learning about human health. The current
studies build on groundbreaking work of UB researchers from 30
UB establishes a Center for Microbiome Research to study
those collective microorgnanisms that live on and in the human
body. SUNY Distinguished Professor Robert Genco, leading
the center, says it could lead to new approaches in
controlling disease and maintaining health.
Gregory Roloff and Daniel Kuhr are among 52 medical and dental
students selected for the prestigious Medical Research Scholars
Program. During the year-long program, Kuhr will focus on pregnancy
issues while Roloff concentrates on an aggressive blood cancer.