New COPD Research

New research on COPD aims to selectively ‘disarm’ specific pathogens NIH has awarded UB scientists $2.7 million to conduct the research BUFFALO, N.Y. — For decades, bacterial infections in people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been treated primarily with traditional antibiotics. While such drugs can

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Buffalo Peers into the Future of Medicine

By Allison Kupferman When you think of Buffalo, do you think of ground-breaking ideas that would shake up the healthcare industry, the Food and Drug Administration, and medical school education? Do you think of self-driving ambulances, genetically-engineered babies, robotic surgery, and DNA regeneration when you think of

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The Genius of the Jacobs Institute

by Shannon Traphagen A new TV show aired recently called Pure Genius, in which a Silicon Valley entrepreneur partnered with a progressive chief of staff to build a medical hospital. The show brought together engineers, surgeons, researchers, and start-up companies, working together and using 3-D printing and

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