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SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HIGGINS & COLLINS ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $300K IN FED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR NIAGARA FRONTIER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand along with Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Chris Collins announced $303,000 in federal funding through the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) to advance employment efforts that support “ladders of opportunity” for Western New York job seekers.  

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$8 Million in Federal Funding to Strengthen Cancer Screenings Across New York

New York State is expanding its efforts to prevent colorectal cancer, the state’s second leading cause of cancer death. Over five years, $8 million in federal grants will go toward new screening initiatives that will be administered by the New York State Department of Health. Each year, nearly 10,000 New Yorkers develop colorectal cancer and more than 3,000 die as a result, however with regular screenings, many of these diagnoses and deaths can be prevented.

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NIH awards UB $16 million clinical and translational science grant

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo has been awarded a prestigious, four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.

The grant will establish the UB Clinical and Translational Research Center as the hub of the Buffalo Translational Consortium. UB is the lead institution of the consortium in partnership with Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the Great Lakes Health System, UBMD and community health organizations.

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The Schmidbauering

Joe Schmidbauer cranked up ye olde Altpress machine to excrete this. A young lawyer comes to town from the Boston area and with great hubris brands himself the Buffalo-pundit all the while living in suburban (white bread) Clarence and thereby gains entrance to the lucrative networking game called local politics. WOW! That’s the best opening paragraph, ever! I came here