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
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.
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.
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
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.
Scientists at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences have identified the mechanisms behind
a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in
mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal