Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.


Postmenopasual women who experience tooth loss are at a higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a UB study.


UB-led research finds that organizations with broad social ties, like county goverments, are the most effective at spurring economic recovery after a natural disaster.


UB undergrads are getting hands-on training in the innovative gene-editing technology while considering its ethical implications.


A study by UB pediatrics researchers found that when deprived of both food and their smartphone for several hours, students chose to access their phone first.


A UB researcher is using podcasts to make STEM more accessible to Native American students, whose oral tradition of learning conflicts with the standard approach to teaching STEM.