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Jason Edwards, MD ’16

Jason Edwards, MD ’16, feels fortunate he did not have to leave Buffalo to attend medical school, and once his training is complete, he intends to practice medicine in Western New York.

Sarah Budik and David Holmes, MD

UB medical trainees are gaining valuable clinical and cultural experiences during trips to Haiti and Honduras while their patients are receiving much-needed medical care.


Department of Medicine researchers found a smartphone app can track palpitations in heart patients as effectively as 14-day event monitors that are the current standard of care.


The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 143 medical students during its 170th commencement on April 29.

Top members of the Class of 2016 received special recognition during the medical school’s Honors Convocation, held April 29.
Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD

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.