Research News

9 images in a 3x3 grid show collagen fibers (left column) and cell-surface proteins that act as markers for macrophages (middle column). The right column shows macrophages aligned with collagen fibers.
  • New study probes macrophages’ role in pulmonary fibrosis
    4/16/24

    These white blood cells promote scar tissue formation, but certain drugs, such as pirfenidone, may stop this from happening.

  • UB ready to help launch Empire AI
    4/22/24

    Gov. Kathy Hochul and lawmakers have finalized a budget that makes UB home to the new initiative aimed at putting NYS at the forefront of responsible AI innovation.

  • Seven UB faculty elected AAAS fellows
    4/19/24

    AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society; past fellows include Thomas Edison and W.E.B DuBois.

  • UB to install 30 air monitors on Buffalo’s East Side
    4/18/24

    The EPA-funded project will monitor the air quality in the mostly Black community in an effort to empower community action. 

  • Assessing effectiveness of 'food-is-medicine'
    4/18/24

    The American Heart Association-funded project will assess the successes and challenges of three different food-prescription programs for WNY seniors.

  • Did RNA droplets help originate life on Earth?
    4/17/24

    UB physics researcher Priya R. Banerjee has been awarded a seed grant from the Hypothesis Fund to explore the "big idea."

  • Happier neighborhoods start in the front yard
    4/17/24

    A UB study of the Elmwood Village found that the livelier and more open the front yard, the more content and connected the resident.

  • Charting family history of world's most popular coffee
    4/16/24

    The newly sequenced genome of Arabica reveals its prehistoric origin story — and its future under climate change.

  • New study probes macrophages’ role in pulmonary fibrosis
    4/16/24

    These white blood cells promote scar tissue formation, but certain drugs, such as pirfenidone, may stop this from happening.

  • Nouh named fellow of ASME
    4/15/24

    The UB engineer is being recognized for his distinguished research contributions to the mechanical engineering field and dedicated service to the society.

  • UB startup Abceutics Inc. acquired by Merck
    4/12/24

    The acquisition includes a novel platform technology designed to improve the safety and efficacy of an important emerging class of cancer medicines.