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New research from UB scientists will help pharmacologists better understand how drugs work and how to make them more effective.

Kofke named AAAS fellow

UB faculty member David Kofke has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Seeking justice for detaine

Law professor Tara Melish was principal author of a brief filed on behalf of people with disabilities detained in Guatemala’s national psychiatric institution.

Smith named ACMI fellow

UB faculty member Barry Smith is the first philosopher to be named a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

Furthering educational partnerships

The Graduate School of Education has developed two new programs that further the school's commitment to increasing its involvement and partnerships with community schools.

Quiet as a mouse

UB psychologist Micheal L. Dent listens to what is inaudible to others. And what she’s hearing might one day help us better understand human hearing loss.

How are CTE and behavior linked?

UB researchers say a lack of longitudinal studies on CTE hinders scientists’ ability to understand how the brain disease is linked to behavioral symptoms.

Interactive wayfinder

Developers at UB’s Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access have built and tested touch-responsive maps that provide independence to the visually impaired.

Sharing resources

UB is making some of the region’s most advanced science and engineering equipment, and cutting-edge research facilities available for use by academics, businesses and government.

A hybrid vehicle that delivers DNA

A new transport system for DNA vaccines being developed by UB researchers could help treat HIV, malaria and other major illnesses.

Measuring the fear of Ebola

UB communication researcher Janet Yang is using a National Science Foundation grant to assess America’s perception of Ebola and improve communication about the virus.