Influential Immunotherapy Organization at Roswell Park

Elected by a body of fellow immunotherapy researchers from across the globe, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, has been named an At-Large Director for the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Board of Directors. The nonprofit organization’s members voted

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A Community Conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Health

WHO:             The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) in conjunction with M & T Bank host “A Community Conversation about COVID-19  and Heart Disease” Panelists included Vijay Iyer, MD, PhD, FACC, Cardiologist and Director of Gates Vascular Institute/BGMC; Reverend Kinzer M. Pointer, Pastor-Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, Co-Convener, African American

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Dismantling Systemic Racism Through Tobacco Policy

Cicatelli Associates Inc. (CAI), in partnership with the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission (MSAAHCC), has signed a tobacco free policy to further advance and strengthen tobacco and vaping usage along Michigan Street (Harriot Tubman Pkwy) to the connecting Ferry Street Corridor. CAI’s initiatives Tobacco Free

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UB Announces Fall Semester Plans

The University at Buffalo is planning to return to campus this fall, offering educational and research programs under a “modified in-person” format. The plan, which centers on a mix of in-person instruction and online courses, will allow UB to deliver an excellent and impactful university experience while

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raise $124,000 with local help

Local High School Students Relentless in Virtual Fundraising for Much Needed Cancer Research & Support — Every nine minutes, somebody in the U.S. dies of a blood cancer. And, in today’s times of uncertainty, cancer patients need support now, more than ever. Through The Leukemia & Lymphoma

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New CEO at BestSelf Behavioral Health

The BestSelf Behavioral Health Board of Directors announced today that Elizabeth Woike-Ganga, LCSW-R will take over as President/CEO on July 1, 2020. She will replace Howard K. Hitzel, Psy.D., MPA who is retiring after 24 years. BestSelf Behavioral Health, Inc. is a product of a June 2017

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New York State Health Commits $3 Million to COVID-19

The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) has committed an additional $3 million in funding to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New York State, bringing its total investment to $5 million.   “As the magnitude of the pandemic became clearer, the Foundation wanted to do

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The American Urological Association Award Goes To

Whether it is pioneering lab research or developing new procedures and treatments, innovation thrives at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Department of Urology surgeon Eric Kauffman, MD, was recognized for his novel approach for prostate cancer surgery by the American Urological Association (AUA), receiving a Best Video award

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UB School of Nursing Awarded $1.5 Million

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received a $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase access to mental health and substance abuse treatment by integrating care in nurse-led primary care clinics in rural and medically underserved areas in Western

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FREE Drive-thru Testing for COVID-19

Testing for COVID-19 leads to quick identification of cases, medical support for those that need it, and immediate isolation of the person to prevent spread. Close contacts to positive cases are considered quarantines to further reduce spread. “Testing remains a vital tool for public health to monitor the

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