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neurons
7/2/15

UB Law Professor Teresa Miller says prison officials should not let the recent escape by inmates from an upstate New York prison influence decision-making when it comes to inmate privileges.

Benefits for front-runner
6/22/15

UB political scientist James Campbell says that having close to 20 Republican candidates in the presidential primary race actually could help the front-runner.

Sudit to lead sponsored programs
6/22/15

Moises Sudit, an entrepreneur, research professor and center director, has been appointed as UB’s associate vice president for sponsored programs.

New insights into cocaine addiction
6/18/15

UB researchers have discovered a previously unknown neural pathway that can regulate changes made in the brain due to cocaine use, providing new insight into the molecular basis of cocaine addiction.

Career honor
6/18/15

UB faculty member Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has received the IAPR/ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award from the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR).

Tailored treatment
6/18/15

UB addiction experts have received a $3 million federal grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.  

Survivors at risk for PTSD
6/18/15

UB faculty member Steven Dubovsky says the way survivors of the Charleston church shooting deal with the aftermath is critical to whether they will develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

Exceptional faculty
6/18/15

Eleven of UB’s best and brightest teachers and researchers have been named recipients of the university’s 2015 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation awards.

Making sense of the auditory world
6/18/15

UB researchers are taking important steps toward understanding how humans and other animals perceive the auditory world.

Highlighting success of START-UP NY
6/18/15

Business owners spoke during a roundtable discussion about how START-UP NY is helping them build their respective companies.

Easing transitions
6/15/15

UB Nursing faculty member Sharon Hewner is working on a system to automate hospital discharge communication, potentially reducing the number of patients readmitted to hospitals.