Research Highlights

Our faculty researchers are investigating critical health issues, including maternal and child health, substance use and abuse, aging, assistive technology and the epidemiology of chronic diseases such as cancer.

Biostatistics

9/16/16
Using bivariate analysis of Galc and PSY, we will develop a new paradigm aimed at early and accurate prediction of EIKD.
9/16/16
This project focuses on the preparation and writing of a book that will reflect a growing need for rigorous systematic presentations of classical and novel empirical likelihood (EL) approaches and their applications in biomedicine and health.

Community Health and Health Behavior

5/25/16

A growing research literature has indicated that impulse control is an important factor in the development, maintenance and treatment of addictive disorders.

6/19/14
Sleep disturbances are cardinal features of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. This randomized cross-over trial will examine two treatment options for sleep apnea among veterans.

Epidemiology and Environmental Health

6/19/14
Studies about diet, especially vitamin D, will provide insight regarding the role of nutrition in the etiology of age-related eye and periodontal diseases.
3/16/17
Researchers are examining physiological and psychological measures of stress in police officers to evaluate potential associations of these measures with early signs of cardiovascular and metabolic disease.

Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

3/10/17
This study will use multiple levels of analysis to determine mechanisms by which amylin, a pancreatic-and-brain-derived peptide, acts in the mesolimbic reward system of the brain to reduce body weight and decrease food intake.
2/2/16

These studies will help us understand the pathophysiology that underpins abnormal responses to heat stress in heart failure patients.

Rehabilitation Science

2/24/17
Dedicated to the promotion of health and independent living among older adults and their caregivers through research.
5/25/17
The Rehabilitation Physiology Lab at the University at Buffalo conducts research on a wide range of individuals, from elderly adults to those with different physical disabilities.