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.


A UB-led study shows that a home-based form of cognitive behavioral therapy can offer effective and lasting relief for those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).



UB-led research found that advanced waste treatment systems do not fully remove antibiotics from manure, a troubling discovery given the rise of antibiotic resistance around the world.


UB scientists are studying how nanoparticles interact when they collide, laying the groundwork that could lead to new technologies like more protective helmets.