UB Students Learn to Help Patients Make Healthy Choices

During ‘Food as Medicine’ intersession, UB students develop skills to help motivate patients to make healthier lifestyle choices In a partnership with BNMC, a UB program provides medical and dietetics students with tools aimed at boosting the health of Western New Yorkers in 2022 BUFFALO, N.Y. —

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UB Adds Programs in Nutrition Science, Environmental Health Sciences & Coaching

UB School of Public Health and Health Professions adds programs in nutrition science, environmental health sciences, coaching UB’s new bachelor’s degree program in nutrition science will explore the role that food and diet plays in promoting and maintaining optimal health and preventing disease. Photo: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

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Omicron Variant Detected in Erie County

Omicron variant has been detected in Erie County, UB scientists report BUFFALO, N.Y. – The highly transmissible omicron variant of the novel coronavirus has been detected in Erie County, University at Buffalo scientists and Erie County health officials reported today. The variant was found in virus samples,

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Prior UB Investment Helped Covid-19 Strain Identification in Erie

Key UB investment made a decade ago helped pave the way for sequencing of SARS-CoV2 samples in Erie County BUFFALO, N.Y. – During the current surge of COVID-19 cases in Western New York, a dedicated team of University at Buffalo scientists has been busy sequencing and analyzing

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UB Reports State of Buffalo’s Black Community

UB report details current state of Buffalo’s Black community Study led by Henry Taylor and UB’s Center for Urban Studies identifies key problems and a path forward; presentation set for Oct. 28 BUFFALO, N.Y. — “Chilling.” That’s the word a prominent Buffalo pastor used to describe the

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UB Faculty Receives NSF Funding for Study

Two UB faculty receive NSF funding to study social media in disaster response The interdisciplinary project will focus on how Twitter users describe their locations during disasters By Tessie Mar BUFFALO, N.Y. — An interdisciplinary research team from the University at Buffalo was awarded a $378,940 grant

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MS Patients Shouldn’t Discontinue Use of Medication

Study: Older MS patients who discontinue medications experience worsening of their disease A third of older patients, including previously stable patients, experienced increased disability BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, new drugs to treat multiple sclerosis have significantly improved both the quality of life and longevity for

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Four UB Life Sciences Spinoffs Receive New NIH Funding

Four UB life sciences spinoffs receive new NIH funding The startups are advancing projects that could help fight diseases ranging from COVID-19 to cancer to diabetes BUFFALO, N.Y. — Four startups founded or co-founded by University at Buffalo researchers have received Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards

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