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Research Highlights

Faculty, trainees and medical students in our department strive for discoveries that have the potential to affect human health. 

We contribute to the advancement of orthopaedics research in a variety of ways:

John J. Leddy, MD
6/26/17
Research that shows activity aids recovery for concussion patients has been adopted by experts in the field.
Keely Boyle, MD
4/28/17

Keely Boyle, MD, a third-year trainee in the orthopaedic residency program, has been awarded the 2017 American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Resident Research Award.

John J. Leddy, MD
3/10/17
An observational study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association is part of a growing body of evidence suggesting that long periods of rest may not help concussion patients recover, according to UB researchers.
2/17/17

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 and patient
6/14/16

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.

John J. Leddy, MD
4/13/16

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.

2/19/16
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.
John J. Leddy, MD
2/1/16

John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, is conducting a study emphasizing moderate exercise that may dramatically alter the standard of care for acute concussion.

Joseph Modica and Taylor Klun
2/6/15
At the 2015 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 45 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
Daniel Antonius, PhD
12/31/14
A lack of longitudinal studies on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) hinders scientists’ ability to understand how the neurodegenerative brain disease is linked to behavioral health symptoms, according to an interdisciplinary study by University at Buffalo researchers.