Rehabilitation Science News

Department News

1/16/20

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

1/14/20

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

5/16/19

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

12/6/18

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

9/20/18

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

5/18/18

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

4/23/18

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

1/4/18

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.

12/13/17

Funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will enable researchers and occupational therapy students to develop a program that aims to ease some of the burden on Western New Yorkers providing care for frail older adults who have dementia.

10/13/17

Research team is taking what they’ve learned through lab simulations on UB's South Campus and applying the findings to the NFTA’s fleet of buses.

School News

1/16/20

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

1/16/20

The UB School of Dental Medicine will welcome hundreds of Western New York children who lack access to dental care to receive free oral health care, hearing and vision exams, and other health services. 

1/14/20

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

1/13/20

Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers identify vitamin E acetate as likely culprit.

1/2/20

UB faculty experts offer tips on how to eat right, move more and stress less.

12/26/19

From analyzing the avocado genome to designing a stingray-inspired space exploration vehicle, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/17/19

The three pilot projects aim to understand how obesity develops and what systems might be targeted to treat it.

12/13/19

Three projects selected for pilot grants all have the broader aim of understanding how obesity develops and what systems might be targeted to treat it.

12/12/19

Community Health Equity Research Institute brings together community partners and faculty, students from 10 UB schools to improve health of underserved neighborhoods.

12/10/19

Participants who ate a Western diet were three times more likely to develop late stage of this debilitating eye condition.