Tag Archives: Researchers

UB pharmacy researchers awarded more than $10 million – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff – University at Buffalo Reporter

Researchers in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will lead four grants totaling more than $ 10 million to examine the effects of drug toxicity on cognitive disorders in older adults with HIV, develop urgent therapies to life-threatening infections, explore the disease of obesity, and craft new treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine researchers say pandemic lockdown placing many serious obstacles to their work

Dr. Riam Shamma knew the closure of Canada’s border with the United States would make getting samples of his company’s newly developed, potential vaccine for COVID-19 to the U.S. a challenge. But as his temperature-sensitive shipment to an American testing facility sat at the border for day after day last month, he became increasingly anxious.… Read More »

HIV vaccine trial failure is a “wake up call” for southern Africa, say researchers

Gus Cairns talks to Linda-Gail Bekker and Glenda Gray about the future of HIV vaccine research “We have an answer – the regimen simply didn’t work. It feels really grim, though, today.” This was the immediate and heartfelt reaction of one of the principal investigators of the first large-scale HIV efficacy vaccine trial to be launched for… Read More »

NIH Researchers Estimate 17% of Food-Allergic Children Have Sesame Allergy – National Institutes of Health

News Release Monday, November 4, 2019 Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing — whose utility has been controversial — accurately predicts whether a… Read More »

Researchers quantify Cas9-caused off-target mutagenesis in mice

Scientists are finding new ways to improve the use of the CRISPR enzyme Cas9 and reduce the chances of off-target mutations in laboratory mice, according to new results from a research collaboration including Lauryl Nutter, PhD, Senior Director, Science and Technology Development at The Centre for Phenogenomics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in… Read More »

Researchers identify molecular process that could accelerate recovery from nerve injuries

Tiare Dunlap Twenty million Americans suffer from peripheral nerve injuries, which can be caused by traumas such as combat wounds and motorcycle crashes as well as medical disorders including diabetes. These injuries can have a devastating impact on quality of life, resulting in loss of sensation, motor function and long-lasting nerve pain. The body is… Read More »