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UB partners to create $47.4 million Empire Discovery Institute

05/29/18 8:17pm | By BENJAMIN BLANCHET

UB, University of Rochester and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center are partnering with a new institute to identify and support early-stage drug candidates.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking re-election, announced the creation of the Empire Discovery Institute on Thursday. The institute will assist UB, University of Rochester and Roswell Park in drug research discoveries. The institute will receive $35.4 million over five years from Empire State Development and $12 million from partner institutes.


Braving the Snowvember storm

11/23/14 8:33pm

The last week has been more than trying for some Western New Yorkers as people in the area?s Southtowns were barricaded in their homes for days, snow engulfing their driveways, cars and homes, leaving them trapped inside.

At least 12 people died directly from the area?s historic lake effect snowstorm.


Celebrate what you eat


"Distinguished Speaker, John Oliver, rescheduled due to weather conditions "

11/18/14 2:53pm | By OWEN O'BRIEN , OWEN O'BRIEN

Defining the cold

11/16/14 5:39pm | By Aylin Erdogan , Aylin Erdogan