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After another record number of applications, UB has placed 11 students in the semifinals of the Fulbright scholarship competition.

Technology called MindEye uses infrared camera to detect subtle changes in pupil dilation and eye movement.


Participants in the Aging Innovation Challenge developed prototype products and hacked the issues that aging New Yorkers face every day.


CSA’s mission is to conduct community-responsive research among UB faculty and its community partners to solve challenges facing older adults.


An innovative stroke recovery system landed the UB team in the finals of the Aging Innovation Challenge.


Event will feature a wheelchair obstacle course, adaptive sports equipment demonstrations, panel discussions and adaptive yoga and wheelchair basketball, rugby and lacrosse.


UB's programs in physical therapy and occupational therapy have received 10-year renewals from their respective accreditation organizations.


For UB's DPT and BS/MS candidates, the hooding ceremony may be more meaningful than graduation.


Study looked at 46 women across two different age ranges, 60-74 and 75-90, to learn how physical activity affects frailty differently in the two groups


Sue Ann Sisto, the first physical therapist to be named a fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, will join UB on Jan. 18.

School News


"The list of the challenges they were facing in 1918 goes on and on, and yet Buffalo came out of it," says Shauna Zorich, a UB expert on infectious disease epidemiology.


Several UB graduate schools and programs have been cited by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”


A unique collaboration among faculty from UB and SUNY Erie, and a Roswell surgeon is helping medical students understand food and health in a new way.


Conference is set for March 24-25 and builds off the success of last year’s event, the nation’s first-ever gathering of mobile produce market representatives.


A winter break trip to Jamaica opens a new world for students examining behavior-driven diseases.

After another record number of applications, UB has placed 11 students in the semifinals of the Fulbright scholarship competition.

Jason Niu will use the funding to study the association between early-life secondhand smoke exposure and cardiovascular issues in midlife and beyond.


The award recognizes UB’s progress in bringing the benefits of clinical and translational science to patients, including the tripling of clinical trials since 2015.


The annual Undergraduate Winter Institute for Biostatistics provides students an opportunity to learn more about the topic and career opportunities in the field.


Not quite, says a new study that highlights the discrepancy between cannabis enthusiasts’ beliefs about the medicinal and health uses of marijuana and the empirical evidence.