Department News

10/11/18

Research by John J. Leddy, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics, and Barry S. Willer, PhD, professor of psychiatry, did not find evidence of early-onset dementia (EOD) in a study of retired National Football League and National Hockey League players.

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.

6/4/18

Technologies designed to track and eventually improve staffing levels in hospital emergency departments must be judiciously chosen, according to a new study published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing.

4/20/18

Work by John E. Tomaszewski, MD, and Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, to transform the way students and others study the human body is coming to fruition.

3/22/18

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

2/22/18

Department of Orthopaedics researchers have published a study that finds there is no statistically significant difference in clinical outcomes after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy among normal weight and obese patients.

2/21/18

The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, but misconceptions abound about what it can accomplish.

10/19/17

A newly patented technology developed as a collaboration in the departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and Microbiology and Immunology is at the heart of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) grant focused on preventing and treating orthopaedic implant-related infections.

7/26/17

Leslie J. Bisson, MD, has led a study — published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery — that challenges a surgical practice used for decades during arthroscopic knee surgery.