The Department of Biomedical Informatics has received
a five-year, $2.5 million grant — awarded by the National
Library of Medicine (NLM) — that will train a new cadre
of researchers who are skilled at developing informatics
The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) held its first
white coat ceremony to recognize 13 students from the Class of
2016-2017 who completed their first year in the program and are
moving on to their research laboratory match.
UB’s Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center (BNAC)
played a pivotal role in a phase III clinical trial of the first
transcatheter cerebral embolic protection (TCEP) device to be
approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Three studies focused on improving our understanding of the
human microbiome were awarded funding through the second round of
research pilots supported by the Community of Excellence in
Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).