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 About the SchoolNews     May 4, 2016  

School News

UB to hold 170th commencement

Some 5,846 students are candidates to receive degrees during UB's commencement ceremonies from April 29 through May 21.

UB establishes Center for Microbiome Research

The University at Buffalo is establishing a new center to conduct research on the human microbiome, the collective microorganisms that live on and in the human body.

Laser therapeutics researcher Praveen Arany receives 2016 Furumoto Award

Praveen Arany, a University at Buffalo researcher who studies wound healing and tissue regeneration, received the 2016 Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS).

Smile Education Day to reach more than 15,000 WNY kids

Before lunchtime on Wednesday, University at Buffalo dental faculty and students will visit nearly 15,000 children in more than 100 schools across Western New York as part of the 23 annual Smile Education Day.

Give Kids a Smile Day is bringing healthy grins to Buffalo youth for 15th year

The annual event, now in its 15th year, will provide free dental treatment and cleanings to more than 600 children – including nearly 400 Head Start students.

UB and Erie County join forces to fight opioid abuse

Partnership to emphasize interprofessional education focused on safe prescribing practices and culture change.

New study to investigate how good antibodies go bad

Research led by University at Buffalo oral biology researcher Jill Kramer aims to re-examine whether a seemingly harmless antibody plays a significant role in Sjögren’s syndrome.

UB Dental, Jericho Road partner to offer dental care to Buffalo West Side

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and Jericho Road Community Health Center have partnered to begin a pilot program to provide critically needed dental care to the immigrant and refugee populations on Buffalo’s West Side.

NIH awards UB $16 million clinical and translational science grant

UB has been awarded a prestigious, four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.

Researchers surprise mouth fungus with sugary ‘Trojan horse’ that hides medicine

Scientists from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will borrow a famous strategy from Greek warfare – the Trojan horse – to fight a fungus that exists in the mouths and skin of nearly half of the world’s population.

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