The risks of the new painkiller Zohydro — an
extended-release formulation of hydrocodone — far outweigh
the benefits and could lead to more overdoses, according to Richard
D. Blondell, MD, vice chair for addiction medicine and professor of
University at Buffalo researchers have revealed that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience more respiratory symptoms when their lungs are colonized by bacteria, even without an acute exacerbation.
Drucy S. Borowitz, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics,
has been recognized for her groundbreaking research and
compassionate patient care by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and
the Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
Based on their published scientific articles, two University at
Buffalo physician-scientists have been recognized as leading
investigators in their medical specialties by the global health
care information website Expertscape.