Research Highlights

In Dr. Jessica Kruger’s undergraduate public health courses, students might be asked to submit a website instead of a traditional paper.
A University at Buffalo researcher is among the recipients of a prestigious national honor for young scientists.
A University at Buffalo researcher’s Veggie Van project is revving up its engine.
New research from the University at Buffalo provides pathophysiologic evidence of the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular disease in China. The findings also suggests that China may need to revise its standard for one type of pollutant.
During the “Jewels in Our Genes” study several years ago, Dr. Heather Ochs-Balcom and her team pinpointed four locations in the genome of African American women that may contain undiscovered genes that contribute to hereditary breast cancer.
University at Buffalo faculty member Dr. Gregory Fabiano, professor of counseling, school and educational psychology, and associate dean for interdisciplinary research in the Graduate School of Education is continuing his nationally recognized work with ADHD children with a new study that will test how best to meet the special education goals of these children.
Dr. Sarahmona Przybyla, assistant professor of community health and health behavior in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions is the author of the first paper to survey pharmacy students about their knowledge of and attitudes toward PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), which is a drug administered to people at high risk for HIV.
The University at Buffalo was recently awarded funds through the Incarceration and Public Health Action Network (IPHAN) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
Health care practitioners are split when it comes to opinions on which provider should take the lead in prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which is administered to people at high risk for human immunodeficiency HIV.
For decades, Big Tobacco has sold African American smokers on menthol-flavored cigarettes through targeted marketing campaigns. That’s among the reasons why, in the U.S., black smokers who prefer menthols are 12 percent less likely to quit smoking compared to non-menthol users, according to the results of a newly published study.