Department News

10/4/18

Experts have looked at the future of health care in Western New York and the prognosis is positive.

9/24/18

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

9/14/18

New information from Department of Biochemistry researchers on how manganese gets into the brain is helping to shed light on a neurological disorder usually associated with industrial overexposure to the metal.

8/29/18

Seventy-five student-scientists presented projects during the Eighth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

8/27/18

Research led by Fraser J. Sim, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has identified a new drug target for remyelination in multiple sclerosis (MS).

8/10/18

Researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine have found that low levels of vitamin D may impair stamina and performance over time.

8/3/18

Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) have been awarded a pair of grants for the investigation of mechanisms underlying axonal degeneration in certain neurological disorders.

7/6/18

Thirteen students from the Class of 2017-18 in the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) took part in a white coat ceremony to recognize the completion of their first year in the program and celebrate their moving on to a research laboratory match.

7/3/18

The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement recognized staff, students, trainees and faculty during the 2018 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards ceremony.

7/3/18

A groundbreaking researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2018 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

6/13/18

Michael D. Garrick, PhD, professor of biochemistry, was a member of the team that pioneered newborn screening programs worldwide.

6/13/18

More than 230 high school students from 20 area schools presented projects on genomics and bioinformatics at a May 22 capstone event.

5/25/18

Twenty doctoral, 42 master’s and 173 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/2/18

The state of genetic research and related ethical concerns was the topic of a panel discussion April 26 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.