The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated
scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant
teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff
Recognition Awards event May 18.
At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring
physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they
conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care
agencies and institutions nationwide.
Twenty-six faculty with varied research and clinical expertise
— including two division chiefs and an associate dean for
medical curriculum — have joined the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several
John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor of orthopaedics, has
received the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s
(AMSSM) Best Overall Research Award for determining predictors of
recovery from concussion in adolescents.
Researchers in the departments
of Orthopaedics and Psychiatry have been
awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to study how the brain
changes following a concussion and how that information may be used
to predict recovery time.
Aspiring physician-scientists showcased 38 original research
projects at the 2016 Medical Student Research Forum. The displays
showed work they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its
partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
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