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
Along with his co-authors — including former trainees in
the Department of Orthopaedics — Leslie J.
Bisson, MD, has won an award from the Orthopaedic Journal of
Sports Medicine for authoring the “most outstanding
clinical paper” to appear in the publication in 2016.
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.
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.