CTRC Grand Opening Marks Move Downtown of Medical School Researchers
Sep27

CTRC Grand Opening Marks Move Downtown of Medical School Researchers

  The University at Buffalo has made another major addition to its campus: the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC). The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences held the grand opening of its CTRC in the joint UB-Kaleida Health building at Goodrich and Ellicott streets in downtown Buffalo on September 20. The 170,000-square-foot research facility allows UB’s physician-scientists to see patients, conduct research...

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UB Professor Leads Study that Reveals Tobacco Industry is Booming
Sep05

UB Professor Leads Study that Reveals Tobacco Industry is Booming

UB researcher Gary A. Giovino recently led the largest international study on tobacco use. According to the study, if current trends continue, tobacco use will lead to about 1 billion people worldwide dying prematurely in the next century. A giant leap from the 100 million lives lost prematurely due to tobacco use in the past century. The study, published in the premier British medical journal The Lancet, revealed that the use of...

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Eat Your Veggies: More Fruits and Vegetables Can Help You Quit Smoking
Jun29

Eat Your Veggies: More Fruits and Vegetables Can Help You Quit Smoking

If you’re trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free, according to a new study by University at Buffalo public health researchers. The research is the first longitudinal study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and smoking cessation. The UB study found that smokers who consumed the most fruit and vegetables were three times more likely to be...

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UB Proposes New State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics
Mar26

UB Proposes New State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics

Advanced materials are everywhere in our daily lives, from the fibers in Kevlar vests to the indium alloys in flat-screen TVs. New materials can help U.S. companies make lighter prosthetic limbs, cars that use less fuel and longer-lasting batteries for medical devices like pacemakers. In a proposal to New York State officials, UB President Satish K. Tripathi explained that there is a shortage of advanced materials in the U.S. for new...

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A New Mindset: UB’s “Treadmill Test” Offers Answers into Post-Concussion Syndrome
Dec08

A New Mindset: UB’s “Treadmill Test” Offers Answers into Post-Concussion Syndrome

Sidney Crosby. Eric Lindros. Jim Kelly. All great athletes, and all three suffered severe concussions that experts say could potentially threaten their long-term health. Add John Syty to the list. Syty, ’11, joined the University at Buffalo’s Division I football team in 2007 as a walk-on. Improving after each of his first three seasons, the Clarence, N.Y., native was projected to start at middle linebacker for the Bulls for the 2011...

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