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5/2/16

Graduate-level researchers and faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presented in-depth studies and lectures at the 2016 Experimental Biology meeting and related forums.

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
4/5/16

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, and Mark R. O’Brian, PhD, are recipients of the 2015-16 Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award.

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD and pharmacology graduate students and trainees.
3/28/16

Graduate student and trainee researchers and their mentors in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology received positive feedback on in-depth studies they presented at the 2016 Behavior, Biology and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction meeting.

Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD
2/24/16

Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded a three-year, $1 million grant to study neural stem cell (NSCs) therapies for a variety of brain insults and injuries.

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 M. Canty Jr, MD
10/23/15

Nine faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 12th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

James R. Olson, PhD, and Diana S. Aga, PhD
10/16/15

A new “one-shot” method, developed by James R. Olson, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, with other UB scientists, allows researchers to analyze flame retardants and their breakdown products at the same time. 

Students present research posters
10/6/15

Ninety-five student-scientists presented projects during the 2015 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD
9/11/15

A research team led by Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has discovered a new way to generate oligodendrocytes. This method has the potential to enhance treatments for brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and more.

David Dietz, PhD
8/27/15

Researchers in the lab of David Dietz, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, discovered an unknown neural pathway that can regulate changes made in the brain from cocaine use.