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Edward Steinfeld

The Richard W. and Mae Stone Goode Trust has awarded $100,000 to a UB study that will explore why a breast cancer treatment causes cardiotoxicity in some patients.

NRT, quitline boosts success rate

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute study.

Children elevate immigration crisis

UB Law faculty member Rick Su says the flood of Central American children coming to the U.S. differs from other refugee crises because of the large number of children leaving their families and risking their lives to find new homes.

Beware of farcing phishers

Online scammers are now stealing personal information by pretending to be our "friends," UB faculty member Arun “Vish” Vishwanath says.

Parent involvement key to child's weight loss

Overweight preschoolers lose more weight and keep it off longer when a parent also takes part in the weight-loss treatment, according to a study by researchers at UB and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

U.S. ill-prepared for major quake

MCEER Director Andrew Whittaker testified before Congress that the United States is not prepared for the effects of a major earthquake in a large urban area.

More START-UP NY companies partnering with UB

Eight additional companies — including Bak USA, an assembler of affordable electronic tablets — will relocate on or near the UB campuses through their participation in START-UP NY.

'CanJam' is space-bound

An automated satellite steering system designed by UB researcher Manoranjan Majji  has been selected by NASA to be part of Virgin Galactic's  SpaceShipTwo commercial research flight.

Addressing bioethical concerns

“Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine” will be the topic of an upcoming conference presented by the Department of Philosophy and Plato’s Academy North Tonawanda Campus (PANTC) reading group.

Richard named ACS fellow

John Richard, UB Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been named a 2014 fellow of the American Chemical Society.

Steinfeld to receive  Haecker award

Architecture faculty member Edward Steinfeld as been honored with one of his field’s most significant honors: the James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research.