High school and college students from across the world will have a unique opportunity to explore and better understand what it means to be a pharmacist at the sixth annual UB Pharmacy Summer Institute for High School and College Students.
UB's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the International Institute of Buffalo and the Erie County Department of Health collaborated on creating a downloadable infographic available in 15 languages.
Researchers at the Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York at UB and Oishei Children's Hospital have developed an efficient screening tool for anxiety and depression in cystic fibrosis patients and their caregivers.
Jamal Williams, a graduate student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is one of 18 researchers across the U.S. selected for an NIH award, which supports outstanding graduate students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in neuroscience research.
Many Americans are uncertain about receiving the COVID-19 vaccines. That is why we asked UB CTSI Director Timothy F. Murphy, MD, to share some important details about the vaccines and why they are so vital in the fight against the virus.
The two vaccines currently being administered for SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) in the United States, developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, contain messenger RNA (mRNA) as their key component. They are the first mRNA vaccines to be FDA-approved.
An article in The Buffalo News explored how health care workers are weighing what's known about the COVID-19 vaccines, the effects of the virus and their sense of social responsibility in deciding whether to get vaccinated.
The first meeting of University at Buffalo’s Cancer Research Consortium was conducted virtually Dec. 10, where it was reported that faculty are working on 97 active cancer research awards totaling $7.4 million in annual direct funding.
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, School of Management and School of Nursing partnered with the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana to offer students a virtual medical mission trip during the Fall 2020 semester.
Team Alice, an initiative of the University at Buffalo’s Center for Successful Aging, has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the U.S. Deprescribing Research Network (USDeN) to evaluate an educational video designed to encourage patient/caregiver-initiated deprescribing conversations with doctors and to evaluate its impact on medication use.
A live, online public forum on racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research Institute of the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Center for Health Equity.
Guidelines for evaluating and treating children infected with COVID-19 and key issues in health care that the pandemic has brought to light are covered in recent publications by UB pediatrics researchers.
A series of papers published by vision researchers is revealing important new information about the possible cause of a condition that underlies a rare form of irreversible blindness in young children.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – In research led by a University at Buffalo pediatric endocrinologist, a drug called golimumab showed that it preserved beta-cell function in children and young adults with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes, according to findings from a Phase 2 study.
As a community of students, educators, scientists, staff members and healthcare providers committed to improving human health by all measures, we are outraged by the brutal death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, in Minneapolis last week. We share the tremendous pain, grief and anger in our community.
How should children learn about COVID-19? Two UB medical students created an adorable, original character named Berry Bunny to explain coronavirus to kids in a clear, colorful and easy-to-understand story.
Tim Murphy, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and director of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, testified Monday at the state Legislature’s Joint Virtual Public Hearing Exploring Solutions to the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Communities
The UB COVID Analytics Team draws conclusions, which they provide weekly to the Erie County Department of Health (DOH) and local hospital systems’ medical leadership, from hospitalization data that they analyze every day.
Within just a few days of UB and its affiliated teaching hospitals announcing the convalescent serum program, more than 200 community members, many of them health workers, who have recovered from COVID-19, entered the screening process to see if they could participate.
Last month, the Erie County Department of Health and local hospital systems reached out to the University at Buffalo’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics (IHI) in an effort to better understand how the pandemic could unfold in Western New York.
Recent FDA approval of a fast-acting insulin for children with diabetes mellitus came about with the help of UB, UBMD Pediatrics and Oishei Children’s Hospital, and some highly committed Western New York families.
The UB School of Dental Medicine will welcome hundreds of Western New York children who lack access to dental care to receive free oral health care, hearing and vision exams, and other health services.
Getting five or fewer hours of sleep a night is associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) and higher odds of osteoporosis, according to the findings of the largest study of sleep and BMD to date among U.S. postmenopausal women.
On October 26, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students participated in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which offers a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.
The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) has named the University at Buffalo a Program of Merit for the 2019 ASAHP Award for Institutional Excellence and Innovation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Health Care.
A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life, even if her own marriage is contentious, according to a new University at Buffalo study.
Seven artists will travel to the University at Buffalo as the fourth cohort of art residents in the UB Coalesce: Center for Biological Art, which helps artists and scientists explore and examine the cultural meanings of their work.
The recent measles outbreak across the United States prompted a nearly unanimous plea from providers including doctors, nurses and pharmacists, as they urged the public to get up to date on the MMR vaccine. Despite skepticism from some portions of the population, healthcare professionals remained firm in delivering the message that immunizations are safe and, most importantly, save lives.
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host the fifth Dentistry Smiles on Veterans, an annual program that welcomes local veterans to receive a day of free dental screenings, cleanings, extractions, restorations and denture repairs.
University at Buffalo researchers discovered that the human diet — a result of increased meat consumption, cooking and agriculture — has led to stark differences in the saliva of humans compared to that of other primates.
The more than 1,200 recently hospitalized patients had been discharged and sent home. For many, it was a time of confusion and uncertainty: patients missed taking their medications or were uncertain about their dosage, had been reluctant to make follow-up appointments and also may have wondered if a return trip to the hospital was in their near future.
The UB Center for Successful Aging (CSA) has awarded its first round of research funding for projects aimed at improving the lives of senior citizens through its UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging program.