Department News

9/13/18

A preclinical study conducted by researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology has shown for the first time that a class of proteins are important in the neurobiology of relapse or drug-seeking behaviors.

9/10/18

David Dietz, PhD, associate professor, has been appointed chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

8/29/18

Seventy-five student-scientists presented projects during the Eighth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

8/29/18

New research led by Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, PhD, a senior research scientist specializing in behavioral neuropharmacology at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, shows that exercise can help prevent relapse into cocaine addiction.

8/27/18

Research led by Fraser J. Sim, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has identified a new drug target for remyelination in multiple sclerosis (MS).

8/3/18

Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) have been awarded a pair of grants for the investigation of mechanisms underlying axonal degeneration in certain neurological disorders.

7/27/18

Researchers and their mentors in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology were honored for their in-depth studies presented at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting and related forums.

7/6/18

Thirteen students from the Class of 2017-18 in the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) took part in a white coat ceremony to recognize the completion of their first year in the program and celebrate their moving on to a research laboratory match.

7/3/18

The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement recognized staff, students, trainees and faculty during the 2018 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards ceremony.

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.