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UB Medicine Magazine


UB Medicine
is published by the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to inform its alumni, friends and community about the school’s pivotal role in medical education, research and advanced patient care in our region.

The magazine features timely and informative articles about the school’s move downtown to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, new faculty and chair recruits, clinical and translational research, advances in patient care, medical education and training, UB’s role in the integration of health care in Buffalo, faculty, alumni, students and residents and trends in health care.

 

School News

3/27/20

The importance of the gathering needs to be balanced with potential consequences, especially if some family members are vulnerable and are at risk for a bad outcome if they become infected with the new coronavirus.

 

3/27/20

Lack of ventilators and PPE to protect staff will be the main obstacles to following guidelines, UB faculty member says.

Research News

3/24/20

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded Nikhil Satchidanand, PhD, a grant to continue his work with older adults.

3/23/20

Three Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members wrote a chapter in the book “Neurological Disorders and Imaging Physics, Volume 3: Application to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Alzheimer’s.”

Downtown Campus News

2/10/20

The award recognizes UB’s progress in bringing the benefits of clinical and translational science to patients, including the tripling of clinical trials since 2015.

12/11/19

The $500,000 investment will support efforts to  fight respiratory failure, improve batteries, the development of ‘cobots’ and more.

Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

3/11/20

Sixteen faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing seven medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

1/30/20

Mikhail V. Pletnikov, MD, PhD, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.