Department News


A three-year national study will explore whether earlier diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, combined with appropriate treatment, can improve health outcomes — including reducing the risk of stroke.


Researchers in the Department of Medicine used a quality improvement project to dramatically reduce inappropriate proton pump inhibitor (PPI) prescriptions at a safety net clinic.


Postponing spring holiday family gatherings this year due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic may be the best option, suggests Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of infectious diseases.


Manoj J. Mammen, MD, has co-authored international guidelines — jointly published in Critical Care Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine — for the management of critically ill adults with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


Thirty-four medical students, three residents and two faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.


The Hepatology Clinic at the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) continues to gain national and international recognition for its unique approach and exceptional cure rate for hepatitis C.


The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded Nikhil Satchidanand, PhD, a grant to continue his work with older adults.


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.


The University at Buffalo has been awarded a five-year, $21.7 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue Buffalo’s rapid trajectory growing its health care and research sectors.


The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) has named Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, as the recipient of its 2020 Lifetime Contribution Award.