Health sciences researchers from around the globe will gather in Buffalo for the 18th Annual Conference for Administrators of Awards from the Fogarty International Center hosted by the University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences.
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received a $1.35 million grant to increase the number of behavioral health professionals treating opioid and other substance use disorders in Western New York.
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will return to the Southern Tier to provide one week of free dental care to veterans and their spouses in the area through the Dentistry Smiles on Veterans program.
One hundred and thirty-three students will take their first step toward becoming pharmacists when they participate in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual White Coat Ceremony.
Researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing have received two grants totaling more than $260,000 to develop interventions that help young adults quit smoking and improve sleep among people with multiple sclerosis.
At a recent Storytime event, children received colorful capes identifying them as “research rangers” and coloring books called “Sofia Learns About Research,” created by UB’s clinical researchers and designed to educate them and their parents about clinical research.
A new University at Buffalo-led study has revealed that the plant compound resveratrol, which is found in red wine, displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain.
A University at Buffalo team has received a five-year, $2.7 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant aimed at developing a much more precise method of treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy.
Numerous smoking cessation therapies are on the market, but actually quitting for good is still a major challenge for many smokers. Now, a University at Buffalo researcher has been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to investigate a novel therapy.
Frank A. Scannapieco, chair and professor of the Department of Oral Biology at the UB School of Dental Medicine, has received the 2019 Research in Oral Biology Award from the International Association for Dental Research.
To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, University at Buffalo researchers limited the fungus’ access to iron, an element crucial to the organism’s survival.
Many health problems are related to food choice, yet diet selection is a complex process that is not entirely understood. To coordinate, promote and foster research in an area so critical to maintaining proper health, UB has launched the Center for Ingestive Behavior Research.
An essay published by a UB psychiatrist in JAMA Network about working through issues with the help of a therapist has prompted personal email messages from dozens of physicians from across the U.S. who reached out to share perspectives and their experiences.
Western New York BloodCare has awarded the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences a second grant aimed at addressing a shortage of physicians in the region who specialize in treating non-malignant blood disorders.
UB has been selected to host nearly 100 Fulbright Foreign Students from around the world in late April for a three-day Fulbright Enrichment Seminar titled “Combating Addiction and Addressing the Opioid Crisis.”
The potential for clinical partnerships and meaningful research to expand nursing’s impact on patient care will take center stage as the focus of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 7th Annual Research Day and 22nd Annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture.
The University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences has partnered with the University of the West Indies to launch several research centers and networks to advance the study of infectious and non-infectious diseases in the Caribbean.
Exactly how jaw joints work – and how the myriad other bones and joints in the body, human and otherwise, do their work, also known as biomechanics — is the subject of National Biomechanics Day, which will be celebrated at UB on April 12.
University at Buffalo researchers have developed a new method to more accurately predict tumor growth rates, a crucial statistic used to schedule screenings and set dosing regimens in cancer treatment.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has established the Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI), a comprehensive and innovative institutefor advancing medical education at UB.
University at Buffalo researchers have received a new $438,000 grant to develop the first online intervention based on motivational interviewing to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors, including frequent brushing and flossing.
University at Buffalo professor Othman Shibly established a new dental clinic in Khanke Internally Displaced Population Camp in Duhok, Iraq, to provide the area’s nearly 16,000 women and children with their first oral health care in five years.
An international panel of the foremost researchers on infectious disease and antimicrobials has formed new guidelines on the use of polymyxins, a class of antibiotics employed as a last resort to treat deadly, drug-resistant bacteria.