Department News

7/8/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published a paper that clarifies certain cellular mechanisms that could lead to improved outcomes in patients with globoid cell leukodystrophy, commonly known as Krabbe disease.

7/7/20

UB biochemist Mark O'Brian says the severe scrutiny of two major papers on the coronavirus is part of science's normal process of self-correction.

6/30/20

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) recognized 14 students from the Class of 2019-2020 — 11 doctoral students and three MD-PhD Program students — who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/26/20

Fourteen Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences teachers, seven residents, four medical students and three staff members received 2020 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

6/23/20

Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.

5/21/20

Twenty-seven doctoral, 58 master’s and 192 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May 17 virtual commencement ceremony.

4/28/20

Terry D. Connell, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is leading research into the capacity of several bacterial molecules (LT-IIa, LT-IIb) to modulate immune responses to foreign antigens.

4/27/20

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2020 Medical Student Research Forum.

4/22/20

With COVID-19 tests and testing materials in short supply across the nation, researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have joined together to help compensate for the shortage.

4/16/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers are seeking to improve understanding of the glial maintenance and support of axons — the very long cellular projections of neurons relaying electrical and biochemical signals in nerves and white-matter tracts of the nervous system.

4/7/20

Thanks to the fast action of two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members, Kaleida Health Laboratories will have two more crucial tools to help it fight the COVID-19 crisis in Erie County.

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.

2/13/20

Students and postdoctoral associates from laboratories affiliated with the Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics graduate program (GGB) shared their findings during the sixth annual GGB Research Day.

1/15/20

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has begun serving her two-year term as chair of the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).