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Research by UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute suggests that taking a popular antismoking medication for several weeks before quitting may make it easier to quit and stay quit.

Making an impact

SUNY Distinguished Professor Paras Prasad is the recipient of UB's inaugural Innovation Impact Award recognizing high-impact innovations created by university faculty and members of the university research community.

Boosting myelin synthesis

A UB study has found that a drug that's already on the market can promote the production of myelin, the fatty insulator that is damaged in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis and other devastating neurological diseases.

Swihart to lead CMI

Mark T. Swihart, UB Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been named executive director of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics.

Overcoming our e-waste problem

The reluctance to part with mobile phones, laptops and other gizmos – sometimes called “gadget hoarding” – is part of a larger and more troubling issue: managing electronic waste.

New standard of stroke care

UB neurosurgeons led a clinical study that they say will revolutionize the standard of care for stroke patients.

Insights for first responders

When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the School of Management.

Life-saving advice

UB cardiologist Anne Curtis says that even those without training in
cardiopulmonary resuscitation can assist a person who has collapsed.

Playing games with the economy

Two UB graduate students have developed a card game that teaches lessons about the causes of the 2007 financial crisis.

Some questions for the interview

A new book by UB faculty member Paige Sarlin examines the history and unique form of the interview.

Social media key in campus emergencies

Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new research from the School of Management.