Department News

4/1/19

Motivational interviewing is at the center of a new University at Buffalo study that aims to use the technique as a new approach to improve oral health practices among the public.

3/4/19

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2019 Medical Student Research Forum.

2/19/19

Eight medical students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences spent their winter break sharpening fundamental skills while seeing hundreds of patients in a makeshift clinic in rural Haiti.

1/14/19

University at Buffalo researchers have received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their study of health outcomes among members of the military.

12/7/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is using a New York State Department of Health grant to support the expansion of primary care residency and medical student training in ambulatory settings throughout Western New York.

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.