Department News

4/17/19

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, and professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

4/2/19

A medical device under development aims to reduce the number of joint replacement infections by using electrical stimulation.

3/14/19

James D. Bangs, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology — the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.

1/23/19

Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, is conducting a four-year study on how white blood cells function against bacterial infections.

11/2/18

Eleven faculty, three emeritus faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 15th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

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.