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

2/8/17
There are racial disparities in prostate cancer treatment, but the root causes of these disparities are unknown. Heather Orom, PhD, is exploring several possible explanations to help reduce racial gaps in prostate cancer mortality and patient treatment.
6/19/14
This study will develop and initially test an intervention designed to help young adults who regularly use marijuana to reduce their intake.

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.
6/19/14
Our current clinical trial focuses on the effects of aspirin in gestation and reproduction.

Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

3/10/17
This study will investigate the role of the carotid body chemoreceptors in ventilatory control during hyperbaric exposures when blood oxygen content is elevated.
6/19/14
Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world and its use is increasing among children. Although considered safe, the majority of empirical data on the effects of caffeine have been collected in adults.

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.