BUFFALO, N.Y. – A New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
paper published today and co-authored by University at Buffalo
neurosurgeons reports that stroke patients have a much better
chance of surviving and returning to normal function when they
receive clot-busting drugs in conjunction with a wire mesh stent
device, than when they receive the medications alone.
Led by Shermali Gunawardena, new research into how the
brain functions has revealed some of the potential causes while
opening up potential new routes to future prevention of disorders
like Alzheimers Disease.
The Department of Ophthalmology has once again received an
unrestricted grant from Research to Prevent Blindness to continue
its laboratory-based and clinical research exploring vision
processes and disease.
Improving Women's Health
UB is one of four regional centers for the NIH-funded
Women’s Health Initiative, the groundbreaking
investigation into women’s health and healthy aging.
NSF CAREER winner and associate professor of electrical
engineering, Tommaso Melodia, is using ultrasound to create new
wireless sensors that can be used to treat diseases like diabetes
and heart disease in real time.