MD-PhD News


The University at Buffalo’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) has been named a local chapter of the American Physician Scientists Association (APSA).


More aspiring doctors are applying to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and more accepted students are choosing UB, according to school officials.


Nine faculty and one staff member from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 11th annual UB Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

Research led by a student in UB’s Medical Scientist Training Program is featured on the cover of the world’s most frequently cited cancer journal.

University at Buffalo experiments from a day care center have revealed that two common bacteria persist on various surfaces for extended periods of time.


To advance promising research on schizophrenia, the Patrick P. Lee Foundation will fund long-term fellowships for three advanced research trainees in the lab of Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD, professor of pathology and anatomical sciences.


Ten faculty members from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for exemplary achievement at the 10th annual UB Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

A University at Buffalo study has revealed how Streptococcus pneumoniae—bacteria that harmlessly colonize the mucous linings of human throats and noses—become virulent when they travel to the middle ears, lungs or bloodstream.
Award-winning participants in the Department of Medicine’s inaugural Research Day are studying diverse topics, including burnout, cold medications, a new-found anti-bacterial agent and a better leukemia treatment.