BUFFALO, N.Y. – A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in
the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep.
Discovered by researchers at Harvard School of Medicine and the
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,
this is only the second “sleep node” identified in the
mammalian brain whose activity appears to be both necessary and
sufficient to produce deep sleep.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo project that aims to
significantly advance the state-of-the-art in cloud computing
research has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Why do cocaine addicts relapse after
months or years of abstinence? The National Institute on Drug Abuse
has awarded a University at Buffalo scientist a $2 million grant to
conduct research that will provide some answers.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — John M. Canty Jr., MD, the Albert and
Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine in the University at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB’s chief of
cardiovascular medicine, has been appointed to the Heart, Lung and
Blood Program Project Review Committee of the National Institutes
of Health. He will serve on the committee for four years.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Three University at Buffalo professors have
received a $368,000 grant from the National Science Foundation
(NSF) to research technology that could revolutionize product
engineering by allowing designers to better measure consumer
perceptions and customize products accordingly.
A University at Buffalo team of researchers has been awarded a
federal grant to explore how environmental chemicals that disrupt
neuroendocrine circadian functions and hormone release may raise
the risk of diabetes and other disorders.
Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several
financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered
by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the
University at Buffalo School of Management.
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.
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.