UB Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention: 2021 Virtual Conference

Our 2021 virtual conference is titled “Bystander Intervention: Preventing Violence and Interrupting Social Injustices.” This virtual conference will focus on bystander intervention in bullying and related behavior, including harassment, racial microaggressions, and sexual assault. The keynote and breakout sessions will present the latest research and practical strategies

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Vascular Disease in Women Presents Differently Than it does in Men

In April 2019, vascular surgeons in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo organized the first-ever Women’s Vascular Summit, with attendees from around the country. The purpose was to launch a discussion among vascular physicians of how vascular disease, which is

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Garwood Medical Devices Grows with New Northland Facility

The company is commercializing technology to treat biofilm infections associated with metallic orthopedic implants University at Buffalo technology licensee Garwood Medical Devices LLC has moved its headquarters to Northland Avenue in Buffalo, where the company is preparing for pilot production of its BioPrax™ device. The technology behind BioPrax™,

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Every ‘variant of concern’ has now been detected in Erie County

UB scientists doing genomic sequencing on coronavirus say every variant has been detected. Locally and nationwide, the number of COVID-19 cases is plummeting and the predominant message seems to be that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us. Yet while vaccinated individuals are enjoying returning

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Medical student who survived COVID-19 talks to Buffalo youth about vaccines

Nadia Vazquez, a 26-year old University at Buffalo medical student, is a survivor of COVID-19. She wants people her age to know they could get infected just as she did. That’s why she is telling her story at two virtual meetings geared toward teens and younger adults.

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How to Celebrate Resilience After the Traumas of the Past Year

UB medical student finds the answer in launching a company It’s not like Karole Collier needed something else to occupy her time: She had finished the grueling rounds of interviews that determine where she’ll train as a surgery resident; she was starting her final semester of medical

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UB donates hundreds of reusable face masks and face shields

The University at Buffalo has donated more than 200 reusable 3D-printed face masks and 100 face shields to the Buffalo City Mission for distribution to its clients and staff. Delivered Tuesday to the Buffalo City Mission’s Alfiero Family Center of Hope and Promise by UB faculty, the

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What does ‘staying safe’ this holiday season mean to you?

UB psychiatrist advises how to sensitively navigate differences with loved ones as the holidays approach BUFFALO, N.Y. – Holiday dinner conversations sometimes erupt into heated discussions when friends and relatives with opposing political views get together. This year, whether or not to even host the dinner might

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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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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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