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Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, professor and chair of pharmacology and toxicology, has been named a State University of New York Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

David Shubert, PhD, and Karina Vattana

The University at Buffalo graduated 214 students in diverse biomedical science fields during a May 15 commencement ceremony.

Rajendram Rajnarayanan

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been honored with a 2014 President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring.

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD

A novel compound severely blunts a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, according to a University at Buffalo animal study that holds promise for a groundbreaking treatment.

Linda F. Pessar, MD, believes teaching

Through innovative curricula and programs developed by the University at Buffalo’s Center for Medical Humanities, medical students will have opportunities to explore issues related to humanism, an approach to care that emphasizes compassionate, empathic doctor-patient relationships.