Here is how determination drives discovery.

Here at UB, one of America’s leading public research universities, our passion for discovery is matched only by a deep commitment to positive change. Our talented students and world-renowned faculty ask difficult questions, push past accepted boundaries and consistently endeavor to lead a new way forward. These are just some of the stories that show how.

Researchers have found a way to generate the neurons lost with progression of the disease. See how this discovery will allow scientists to better understand—and treat—the devastating condition.

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Jian Feng, professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Mental health therapy has been proved to ease gastrointestinal distress, and now we know how it works. Read what a groundbreaking study found—and what it could mean for IBS patients.

Portrait of Jeff Lackner.

Jeffrey M. Lackner, professor and chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

A new study finds that obstructive sleep apnea kills more Black men across the U.S. than white people or Black women. See how this startling revelation offers clinicians a chance to help.

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Yu-Che Lee, medical resident, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

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M. Jeffery Mador, associate professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

A push to improve high-performance computing systems will promote U.S. leadership in science and engineering. See how it solidifies Buffalo’s position as a global supercomputing leader.

Portrait of Tomas Furlani.

Thomas Furlani, research associate professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; chief information officer, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A flagship of the State University of New York system, UB is recognized as a leading public research university in the nation and around the globe. See the depth and breadth of its impact.

This approach to training gives future educators the opportunity to learn their craft as part of a community, building equity and inclusion into schools. Read what makes it a model for the nation.

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Program Director

Amanda Winkelsas, clinical assistant professor, Department of Learning and Instruction, Graduate School of Education

Faculty and students working together to solve complex global challenges. That’s how UB rises above the rest.