Monitoring COVID-19: Could medicine found in wastewater provide an early warning?

Monitoring COVID-19: Could medicine found in wastewater provide an early warning?

Research on wastewater finds that a large spike in acetaminophen — the active ingredient in medications like Tylenol — preceded a spike in viral RNA during one COVID-19 wave in Western New York BUFFALO, NY — In a pilot project exploring ways to monitor COVID-19, University at Buffalo scientists hunted for pharmaceuticals and viral RNA … Read more

Guthrie Symposium brings together researchers, families to discuss advances in newborn screening

Guthrie Symposium brings together researchers, families to discuss advances in newborn screening

Robert Guthrie, known as the “Father of Newborn Screening,” checks on one of the infants who benefited from his work in this 1982 photo. Courtesy UB Archives. Release Date: June 16, 2022 BUFFALO, NY – Within a few days after birth, babies around the world undergo a quick needle prick to the heel. The blood … Read more