Description: We will evaluate the benefits of supplementation with nicotinamide riboside (a form of vitamin B3) on sleep and cognition of older Veterans, using surveys, computer-based tests, Fitbit, and serum-based biomarkers.
Student duties: Students can participate in the research team by joining the literature review, compliance monitoring, data entry, analysis, and writing. Additionally, students with a chemistry or biomedical sciences background can join laboratory analyses of serum-based biomarkers.
Compensation: To be determined.
Contact: Carleara Weiss, PhD, MS, RN
Description: We will conduct interviews to develop youth e-cigarette prevention and cessation and will develop an intervention. After developing an intervention, we will pilot test it.
Student duties: Students can participate in various activities, such as literature review, recruitment, consenting, interviews, intervention development (including app development), data analysis and writing. It depends on students’ interests and skill sets.
Compensation: It can be discussed.
Contact: Eunhee Park
A funded mentored 10-week summer research experience working with a UB School of Nursing faculty member. Includes seminars with UB Medical School summer research program. For UB students who are interested in nursing and health science careers with a strong interest in research who have completed at least one year (full time equivalent) of undergraduate study.
For more information on the NURSE program and the upcoming application dates, please visit the NURSE program page.
Compensation: Research stipend
The BHWET program is four-year workforce training grant funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The focus of the training program is on behavioral health and substance abuse counseling, with an emphasis on Substance Use Disorder, Interprofessional Collaboration, Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care and Evidence Based Practice. This program is open to students in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling programs and in the last year of their respective programs, whom will do their internship in an integrated behavioral health and primary care setting.
For more information on the BHWET program and the upcoming application dates, please visit the BHWET program page.
Compensation: Fellowship stipend
The iSEED Summer Research Experience provides undergraduate students hands-on research opportunities at UB.
The iSEED Graduate Scholars program is a professional development program designed to mentor PhD students and introduce them to the skills they will need as professional scientists.
Compensation: Research stipend and tuition
Through ELN, students can be a part of this exciting world of discovery. Ranked among the nation’s leading research universities, UB is committed to nurturing and supporting research and creative work across all academic disciplines.