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UB helped KeepTruckin get situated in the START UP-NY program and continues to assist with engineering graduates.


Teams of UB students will pitch their ideas for strategies that bridge the gap between Western and non-Western “cultures of care” on May 26.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The new Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI) in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo has just completed its first full academic year of operation and it is marking that milestone with the Erich Bloch Symposium in Materials Design and Innovation at UB.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The idea behind Efferent Labs – implanting a device containing living cells into the body to act as a biologic sensor – has attracted the attention of the scientific community. Although it is extremely difficult technically, the idea of using the body’s own biology to detect changes and possible threats captures the imaginations of scientists and doctors.


Faculty Experts


Edward Bednarczyk

Chair and Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Expertise: medical marijuana, tobacco sales in pharmacies, headaches and migraines, pharmacy practice

Contact: Edward Bednarczyk can be contacted most quickly through Rachel Stern in UB Media Relations at 716-645-9069 or

Phone: 716-645-4805



Helen A. “Nellie” Drew

Adjunct Faculty in Law

Expertise: sports law, discipline of professional athletes, drug testing in sports, collective bargaining, NCAA compliance, Title IX

Phone: 716-645-2071



UB in the News


Rick Su talks to The Atlantic about the Trump administration's pull back on an executive order that punished sanctuary cities.


John Leddy tells The New York Times that the brain benefits from movement and exercise, including after a concussion.


NPR's Here and Now explores the dangers of caffeine and speaks with Kathleen Miller.


Kathleen Miller tells The Washington Post that caffeine is toxic enough to cause seizures, mania, hallucinations and even strokes in some people.

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