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Bruce R. Troen, MD

A collaboration between the departments of Medicine and Neurology has been granted status as the Center for Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease in Western New York (CEAD WNY) through a five-year, $2.35 million state grant.

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.
Richard D. Blondell, MD

The University at Buffalo is strengthening education for medical residents who care for patients who are addicted or are at risk for addiction by focusing more training on safe prescribing practices and safe pain management.

 Steve Gangloff, Chelsey Ciambella, Sheila Kennedy and Raphael Blochle

Two students in the University at Buffalo’s medical education program have founded a nonprofit organization to provide clothing to victims of frostbite.


Twenty-one faculty members with various research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

Beth Smith, MD

Beth A. Smith, MD, clinical associate professor of psychiatry, has helped develop international guidelines for the screening and treatment of depression and anxiety in people with cystic fibrosis.

Students present research posters

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.