Department News


Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, is lead author on a newly published paper in Scientific Advances that finds the evolution of carnivoral skull function and shape is much more complex than previously thought.


Pinaki Sarder, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, has received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Diabetic Complications Consortium to study the computational imaging of renal structures for diagnosing diabetic nephropathy.


Aesha Y. Desai, PhD, postdoctoral associate in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, has earned an American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)/European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Minorities Affairs Committee Travel Award for her research in the role of nanophotonics in stem cell regulation.


Research by lead author Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD, has revealed that schizophrenia likely begins toward the end of the first trimester of pregnancy — a finding that opens up a new understanding of the devastating disease and the potential for new treatment possibilities in utero.


Research led by Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, found that a wolf-sized otter that lived about 6 million years ago may have been a dominant predator in its time.


John E. Tomaszewski, MD, has been installed as the inaugural Peter A. Nickerson, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences.


Twenty-four faculty with varied research and clinical experience from 10 different departments have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.


Six faculty, three retired faculty and two staff members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 14th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.


Seventy-six student-scientists presented projects during the 2017 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.