Predicting the path of COVID-19

Jennifer Surtees is a biochemist at the University at Buffalo. For more than two decades, her research has focused on genome stability and how mutations threaten that stability and sometimes lead to cancer. But when the COVID-19 pandemic caused the temporary shutdown of UB research laboratories last

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The Physician-Patient Relationship is What Matters Most

Advice from a breast imaging specialist to get screened! By Annette Pinder Having a dad who was a physician assistant and a mom who was a nurse fueled Dr. Scott Rudzinski’s interest in medicine — as did his mom’s breast cancer diagnosis. Scott’s mom underwent a double

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Hamilton’ star Odom to kick off Distinguished Speakers Series!

The University at Buffalo’s Distinguished Speakers Series will be virtual this year due to New York State’s health and safety guidelines, and will be free of charge. Tony Award-winning actor and musician Leslie Odom Jr. will lead off the 2020-21 series, speaking and performing on Oct. 14.

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American Heart Association awards grant to Medina Central School District

Medina, A Western New York school, is among the recipients of a nationwide grant from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge has awarded $3,500 to Oak Orchard Elementary School in Medina for a socially distant fitness trail. Awarded to schools across the

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Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute First In Western New York To Successfully Implant Watchman Flx™, A New FDA-Approved Cardiac Device

Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute First In Western New York To Successfully Implant Watchman Flx™, A New FDA-Approved Cardiac Device   BUFFALO, N.Y (September28, 2020) – Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) is the first hospital in Western New York, and among a few select

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Have a Happy (Safe) Halloween

UB experts give tips on how to be safe and avoid a children’s “revolt” this Halloween BUFFALO, N.Y. – Celebrating Halloween during the pandemic will definitely be different, but it’s still possible to have fun while staying safe, say pediatric infectious disease specialists at the University at

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Make a Positive Impact in Our Community by Donating Plasma

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Donating Plasma at Prometic: Your Questions Answered by Annette Pinder Plasma donations are essential for producing life-saving medicines that treat rare and serious diseases. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is not only safe to donate plasma, but doing so is vital in making a difference for patients

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