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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Connecting the Dots on Food Access

WNY-based study aims to connect the dots on food access UB researchers surveyed local families and stakeholders to find the best strategies for addressing disparities in healthy food consumption BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers know from many previous studies what prevents cash-strapped shoppers in underserved communities from buying

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Clarity on light therapy terminology needed to improve regulations, access to new treatments

Light therapy is gaining mainstream acceptance in health care, but government and insurance regulations of the treatment continue to lag behind, says University at Buffalo light therapy expert Praveen Arany. Policies and credentialing are particularly vague for photobiomodulation therapy, a form of low-dose light therapy that has

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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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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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UB Grant – Anti-Bullying Program

UB receives $1.38 million grant to develop teen-driven, anti-bullying program centered on bystander intervention BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention has earned a $1.38 million grant to develop and test an approach to reduce bullying and sexual harassment in high

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