Beth A. Smith, MD ’00, clinical associate professor
of psychiatry and division chief of child and adolescent
psychiatry, has been awarded the 2017 Carolyn and C. Richard
Mattingly Leadership in Mental Health Care Award by the Cystic
The value of interprofessional collaboration in dealing with the
opioid crisis was highlighted as students and staff from
the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences joined other UB schools of study during a forum on
Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Charles and
Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, is a
member of the committee that has issued a new practice guideline
for treating sudden cardiac death (SCD).
Four studies focused on improving our understanding of the human
genome and microbiome have been awarded funding through the third
round of research pilots supported by the Community of
Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).
Six faculty, three retired faculty and two staff members from
the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among
those honored for notable achievement and service at the 14th
annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff
A global study led by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, found a majority
of patients with Type 1 diabetes who were treated with
dapagliflozin, a Type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant
decline in their blood sugar levels.
Researchers in the Department of Medicine have published a study
that identifies a new way to predict which patients may be at a
higher risk for heart failure after undergoing Transcatheter Aortic
Valve Implantation (TAVR).