Department News

8/29/18

Seventy-five student-scientists presented projects during the Eighth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

8/22/18

Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics.

8/10/18

Twelve faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise — representing four medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

7/26/18

Decades of work on chronic obstructive pulmondary disease (COPD) at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System have yielded extraordinary information about the bacterial pathogen that does the most harm to patients.

7/16/18

Erie County Medical Center’s (ECMC) annual “Doctor’s Day” celebration honored John K. Crane, MD, PhD, and Prescription for Warmth (P4W), a nonprofit organization run by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences medical students.

7/6/18

Thirteen students from the Class of 2017-18 in the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) took part in a white coat ceremony to recognize the completion of their first year in the program and celebrate their moving on to a research laboratory match.

7/3/18

Noreen Williams, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, has received the 2018 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

7/3/18

A groundbreaking researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2018 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

6/18/18

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members have been named recipients of 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

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.

5/25/18

Twenty doctoral, 42 master’s and 173 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/24/18

UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded new grants that support promising translational research projects in Western New York.

5/8/18

Vincent M. Tutino, PhD, a recent graduate of the doctoral program in biomedical engineering, is first author on a published study in PLOS ONE showing that circulating cells in the blood carry a gene expression “signature” that may predict if someone has a brain aneurysm. 

3/22/18

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