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Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.

 An image depicting 'stem-like' cells

UB scientists are part of an international team that has reprogrammed normal cells into "stem-like" cells, simply through mechanical stress. | Learn more


UB researchers worked with Touch Graphics Inc. to develop 3-D talking maps, which help blind people navigate unfamiliar spaces independently. | Learn more


Novel technology under development at UB could harness the immune system in new ways to fight cancer, HIV, influenza and other major illnesses. | Learn more