Department News

11/19/18

The recipients of this year’s Dean’s and Nader Research Fellowships have a wide range of research interests and knowledge.

11/16/18

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

10/19/18

While a college student in the United States, Pierre-Louis Joizil told his friends back home he wanted to come back to impoverished Haiti to build a secondary school in his hometown of Fontaine.

10/11/18

Research by John J. Leddy, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics, and Barry S. Willer, PhD, professor of psychiatry, did not find evidence of early-onset dementia (EOD) in a study of retired National Football League and National Hockey League players.

10/5/18

A comprehensive effort to boost clinical research at the University at Buffalo is paying off and community members are reaping the benefits through increased participation in clinical trials.

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.

6/29/18

Robert W. Macek, MD, a trainee in the family medicine residency program, has been awarded the Erie County Medical Society Achievement Award.

6/14/18

Two residents and two fellows earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the 21st Annual Graduate Medical Education Scholarly Exchange Day.

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.

5/22/18

Collaboration and a sense of community were on display at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences during a daylong event to address Buffalo’s African-American health disparities.

5/10/18

Two recently published studies on the emergence of hookah use suggest that public health officials may need to broaden their tobacco control prevention efforts beyond traditional cigarettes.

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.

4/20/18

The Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM) is offering conference grants to a limited number of UBMD primary care physicians.

4/17/18

Research by Bonnie M. Vest, PhD, research assistant professor of family medicine, indicates that being satisfied in a marriage or a romantic partnership can greatly aid the resiliency of a soldier who has served in combat.

4/17/18

Eleven medical school teachers, three residents and four medical students received 2018 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

4/4/18

In recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to the profession, 33 medical students, three residents and one faculty member have been inducted into the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

3/22/18

A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.

2/22/18

A novel education program is directed at helping women pursuing careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workforce to recognize and overcome gender inequality.

1/10/18

The Western New York community has enlisted experts from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to help combat the national opioid epidemic, which has reached crisis proportions.