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UB Medicine Magazine

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.

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School News

Medical students

Alarmed by the steady decline in the number of physicians practicing in Western New York, local physicians and community leaders have created a new organization designed to train and keep more doctors in the area.

11/20/17

Twelve students in the medical education program received special recognition during an honors convocation event.

Susan S. Baker MD, PhD and Lixin Zhu, PhD
11/20/17

New clues to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which affects nearly all obese adults and a rising percentage of obese children, have been reported in a paper by senior author Susan S. Baker MD, PhD.

Research News

Susan S. Baker MD, PhD and Lixin Zhu, PhD
11/20/17

New clues to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which affects nearly all obese adults and a rising percentage of obese children, have been reported in a paper by senior author Susan S. Baker MD, PhD.

Kevin J. Gibbons, MD
11/17/17

Surgeons from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have entered the national discussion on surgical headwear.

Downtown Campus News

Head shot of Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, assistant professor of pediatrics.
11/2/15

Imagine a kids’ menu with no French fries or soda that offers healthy entrees. This is the type of menu that an East coast restaurant chain introduced to encourage healthier eating. After its introduction, orders of healthier children’s items increased.  

Rendering of the new medical school building.
3/22/16

Representatives including UB President Satish K. Tripathi and New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo gathered for the traditional topping out ceremony.

Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

8/31/17

Fourteen faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

6/5/17

Twenty-nine faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

In the Media

11/21/17

Newsweek article reports on a study led by Michal Stachowiak, a professor in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, that uses cerebral organoids, or mini brains, to understand the cause of schizophrenia.

11/10/17

National Geographic reports on research by Jack Tseng, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, that suggests that a now-extinct Chinese otter was almost as large as a wolf and had jawbones capable of crushing large shells.