School News

5/23/19

An essay by Sourav Sengupta, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, detailing how he worked through issues of stress with the help of a therapist is resonating on a national scale.

5/22/19

A case report by lead author Praveen K. Chandrasekharan, MD — which describes a newborn’s withdrawal resulting from kratom exposure in utero — has been published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

5/22/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences hosted its first summit meeting dedicated to vascular disease in women May 3-4.

5/22/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, has received funding to study complement activation and its role in kidney disease.

5/21/19

Eight medical school teachers, a fellow, four residents and three medical students received 2019 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

5/21/19
The Society for Vascular Surgery has selected Dr. Sikandar Khan as a recipient of the 2019 SVS Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant! This SVS Program was created to recognize the importance of clinical investigation in vascular disease. Dr. Khan will be recognized at the Vascular Annual Meeting Award Ceremony in June 2019.
5/20/19

National Biomechanics Day activities at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were dedicated to education about how bones and joints in the body — human and otherwise — do their work.

5/20/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been awarded a grant aimed at addressing a shortage of physicians in the region who specialize in treating non-malignant blood disorders.

5/20/19

The panel discussion will focus on how the community and UB’s partners can address health care disparities through education, research and clinical care.