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.

8/5/19

A UB-led study finds that resveratrol, found in grapes, berries and red wine, displays anti-stress effects, making it a potential alternative to drugs for treating depression and anxiety.

7/30/19

A UB-led study describes how researchers wirelessly controlled a key gene for human growth using laser light, a process that could lead to new cancer and schizophrenia treatments.

7/22/19

A UB-led study provides one of the first empirical analyses of “survivor guilt,” deepening the understanding of trauma caused by near-miss experiences.

7/19/19

Researchers from around the world came to UB to exchange ideas and share the latest in their work with the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

7/12/19

A new UB study revealed surprising overlap and telling differences in Democrats’ and Republicans’ responses to President Trump’s tweets.