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Jessy J. Alexander, PhD
10/19/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS) hosted a conference to discuss recent progress and future trends in the rapidly evolving field of complementology.

Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD
10/12/17

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.

Aishwarya Bhardwaj, MD; Tharmathai Ramanan, MD; and Vijay S. Iyer, MD
9/29/17

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).

9/27/17

Three Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty have been honored by the VA Western New York Healthcare System (VAWNYHS) for service milestones.

Umesh C. Sharma, MD, PhD
9/21/17

Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study galectin-3, a protein involved in heart failure.

9/8/17

Seventy-six student-scientists presented projects during the 2017 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

8/31/17

Fourteen faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

Asma Mursleen, MD, with Michael E. Cain, MD, and Roseanne C. Berger, MD
8/30/17

Trainees and a student in the departments of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Biomedical Engineering and Pediatrics have received awards for their research. 

Anne Curtis, MD, Joelle Logue and Ellis Levin, MD present Shipra Gandhi, MD with the Dr Gerald L Logue Memorial Award.
8/23/17

A total of 12 projects and their researchers were recognized as best in their categories at the Department of Medicine’s fifth annual Research Day.

 Bruce R. Troen, MD, and Kenneth L. Seldeen, PhD
8/15/17

A preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine has revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be safely administered at advanced age and has the potential to reverse frailty.