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10/11/16

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are conducting research supported by the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) program.

David Dietz, PhD
9/20/16

A team led by David M. Dietz, PhD, has discovered that a protein in the brain’s reward center, the nucleus accumbens, regulates genes that help drive the craving for cocaine after a period of withdrawal. 

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
8/22/16

The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement is developing a workshop series to help deepen medical residents’ understanding of the cultural issues that affect health care delivery.

Laura Feltri, MD
7/6/16

UB researchers led by M. Laura Feltri, MD, professor of biochemistry and neurology, have discovered that mechanical forces play a critical role in the formation of myelin.

6/14/16

Three students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements at the University at Buffalo’s 2016 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

5/31/16

Twenty-five doctoral, 22 master’s and 178 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD
5/2/16

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has received the Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award from the College of Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) for his research on pharmacotherapy for stimulant abuse.

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.