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.

A recent study found that improper chewing can lead to high blood sugar levels—a major risk factor—in patients with T2D. See the dramatic difference that dental implants can make.

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Mehmet A. Eskan, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine

There is a critical shortage of speech-language pathologists in the U.S. Learn how a $20 million institute led by UB will address the problem through AI technologies.

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Institute Director

Venu Govindaraju, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Scientific Director

Jinjun Xiong, SUNY Empire Innovation Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

A renowned expert in light therapy wondered if the treatment could slow cardiovascular aging. He achieved remarkable results. See how this work could lead to longer lives.

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Praveen Arany, Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine

A pause in human floor trading wrought by COVID-19 led to a fascinating discovery: People outperform algorithms. Learn why the human touch is vital when it comes to trading stocks.

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Dominik Roesch, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, School of Management

Two decades of research at UB have revealed that both Type 2 diabetes and obesity can result in low T counts. Read more about the potential impact on future generations.

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Paresh Dandona, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

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

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