Crews are focused on the final stretch of work on what has been
the largest medical education building under construction in the
New class of 180 students celebrated its entry into the Jacobs
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Researchers are studying ways to develop a curriculum that fuses
digitized CT scans with cadaveric dissection.
Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has
received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) to study galectin-3, a protein involved in heart
Doctoral candidate in biochemistry
UB Medical School Class of 2019
Undergraduate major: biochemistry, Nazareth College
UB Medical School Class of 2017
Undergraduate major: biology, Siena College
Jason Edwards, MD ’16
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Family medicine resident
UB Medical School class of 2013
Undergraduate major: biological sciences, Cornell
Aseel Abu-Dayya, MD
Sergio Hernandez, MD ’06
Assistant professor of clinical psychiatry
Elad Levy, MD
Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery
Stephen Turkovich, MD
Assistant professor of clinical pediatrics
Assistant Professor of ophthalmology
Christopher Cohan, PhD
Professor of pathology and anatomical sciences
Amanda B. Hassinger, MD
Assistant professor of pediatrics
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is the
oldest school in the university with some of the most innovative
approaches to graduate and professional education.
Maximizing our school’s benefits for the region and for
Internationally recognized contributions to medical
State-of-the-art core instrumentation facilities.
Lifesaving treatments and improved quality of life.
Seeking to understand how cells and organisms work.
Hub of life sciences expertise and innovation in Buffalo