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At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.


Twenty-six faculty with varied research and clinical expertise — including two division chiefs and an associate dean for medical curriculum — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

Nadav Weinstock

Three students in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) have received prestigious fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Awardees and attendees of the 2016 University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence

Eight faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 13th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence. 


Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are conducting research supported by the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) program.

Lee Ann Garrett-Sinha, PhD

Lee Ann Garrett-Sinha, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry, is using a five-year, $2.7 million grant to continue her study of B cell signaling pathways and their roles in the immune system and autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Marc S. Halfon, PhD

Marc S. Halfon, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has received a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to study ways to manipulate the genes and regulatory sequences of DNA in malaria-carrying mosquitoes.