Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has
received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) to study galectin-3, a protein involved in heart
Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and
Toxicology have developed and successfully tested a method for
determining whether promising new multiple sclerosis (MS)
treatments in mice could be effective in humans.
The cranes are long gone from the new home of the Jacobs School
of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. So is the industrial elevator,
or “buck hoist,” that carried workers up and down the
outside of the building. Nearly all 27,000-plus locally produced
terra cotta panels that give the building’s outer shell a
distinctive, clay-colored skin have been installed.
Along with his co-authors — including former trainees in
the Department of Orthopaedics — Leslie J.
Bisson, MD, has won an award from the Orthopaedic Journal of
Sports Medicine for authoring the “most outstanding
clinical paper” to appear in the publication in 2016.