5/26/20

Stark disparities based on sex and race in the use of life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interventions suggest potential bias in care pathways implemented by electrophysiologists, according to results of a clinical trial presented by researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/21/20

Lisa Jane Jacobsen, MD, hasn’t let social distancing stop her from working out with her colleagues at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/20/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers Gabriel Anaya, MD, and Sarah G. Mullin are putting their statistical skills to use in real time in the fight against COVID-19.

5/19/20

A study led by Brian Clemency, DO, associate professor of emergency medicine, sheds new light on the link between early COVID-19 symptoms and eventual positive test results.

5/19/20

Omar S. Alibrahim, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, is a co-author on the international COVID-19 guidelines for patients who will need to go on life support machines during their course of treatment.

5/14/20

A University at Buffalo-led research team is developing plans to 3D print safe, effective and reusable N95-like respirators.

5/12/20

The inaugural Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) Conference continued the ongoing effort on evidence-based teaching and learning as the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences plans for a redesigned curriculum format.

5/8/20

Executive director Peter Winkelstein, MD, and his team at UB’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics, are analyzing COVID-19 hospitalization data every day and sharing their conclusions weekly with the Erie County Department of Health (DOH) and the local hospital systems’ medical leadership.

5/7/20

A study published in Science Advances reveals a new hypothesis that may explain why cave bears went extinct during past climate change periods.

5/6/20

Despite not being able to gather together in a large group, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences wants to extend a warm welcome to its incoming class of residents and fellows.

5/4/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 147 medical students during its 174th commencement on May 1. It marked the first virtual commencement ceremony in the school’s history.

4/28/20

Terry D. Connell, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is leading research into the capacity of several bacterial molecules (LT-IIa, LT-IIb) to modulate immune responses to foreign antigens.

4/23/20

Research by a trainee in the psychiatry residency program is exploring the link between brain injuries and suicide.

4/23/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is participating in a national effort being coordinated by the Mayo Clinic to collect convalescent plasma as a possible therapy for COVID-19 patients.

Supporting our community and advocating for change and inclusion

We join the University at Buffalo President in recognizing the devastating impact the recent brutal and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd and other African Americans have had on students, residents and fellows, faculty, staff and their family members and friends.

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The Jacobs School is following the University's recommendation to “maximize distance learning” for classes and learning experiences where possible.

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Our faculty, staff and students are working on the front lines of COVID-19 response — testing for the disease; conducting research; gathering and distributing supplies, and assisting in the production of protective equipment for health care workers.

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