2019

3/18/19

During an era when sexual misconduct allegations are turning up in every corner of society, Dori R. Marshall, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, says it’s extremely common for people who have experienced sexual assault — especially young women —  to stay silent for a long time.

3/15/19

Medical students in the University at Buffalo’s Class of 2019 learned where they will train in residency at Match Day, a rite of passage for prospective physicians.

3/14/19

James D. Bangs, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology — the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.

3/13/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has established the Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI), a comprehensive and innovative institute for advancing medical education at the University at Buffalo.

3/12/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is among 72 sites nationwide that are recruiting patients for a 12-week, randomized, placebo-controlled drug trial for the first treatment designed to benefit patients with mild-to-moderate Lewy body dementia (LBD).

3/8/19

Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD, professor of biochemistry, says the unconfirmed claims of genetically modified humans being developed in China is a source of concern for biologists and bioethicists around the world.

3/8/19
Michael Ernst, MD, David Abramowitz, MD, and Shervin Badkhshan, MD '16, reported on the emergence of telemedicine in urology in a recent issue of AUA News, the magazine of the American Urological Association.
3/7/19

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, is being recognized by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) with the inaugural JH Woods Early Career Award in Behavioral Pharmacology.

3/4/19

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2019 Medical Student Research Forum.

3/1/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics graduate program (GGB) shared their findings during the fifth annual GGB Research Day.

3/1/19

Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences researchers have developed a tool that lets medical professionals analyze images without engineering expertise.

2/28/19

Thanks to contributions from faculty and staff, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences passed a fundraising milestone in the 2018 UB Employees Campaign for the Community.

2/28/19

A new approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss is outlined in newly published research led by Zhen Yan, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of physiology and biophysics.

2/27/19

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published results of the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase after a sport-related concussion.

2/25/19
Eugene R. Mindell, MD, the first chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a pioneer in limb-sparing surgery for bone cancer patients, died Feb. 15 at his home in Canterbury Woods, Amherst, NY. He was 96.
2/22/19

Gil I. Wolfe, MD, UB Distinguished Professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of the Department of Neurology, has been elected president of the New York State Neurological Society (NYSNS).

2/19/19

Eight medical students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences spent their winter break sharpening fundamental skills while seeing hundreds of patients in a makeshift clinic in rural Haiti.

2/15/19

Research by Gil I. Wolfe, MD, UB Distinguished Professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of the Department of Neurology, shows that surgery to remove the thymus gland in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) provides significant clinical benefits for as long as five years after the procedure.

2/14/19

A trainee in the orthopaedic residency program is principal investigator on a study that has received a 2019 Resident Research Grant from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.

2/7/19

Caroline E. Bass, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, received a child care award to attend the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum in Berlin in July.

2/6/19

In the Department of Orthopaedics, a current trainee and a recent graduate of the residency program each have received recognition for their first-author studies.

2/4/19
Three medical students traveled to Malawi to collaborate with the local community and a branch of the organization Naturally Africa Volunteers in an effort to understand undernutrition and assist local organizations combating it.
2/4/19

Joshua H. Gordon, a student in the MD-PhD Program, is lead author of a study showing that postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure.

1/30/19

M. Aleksander Wysocki has been elected to full membership in Sigma Xi. Wysocki is a doctoral candidate in the Computational Cell Biology, Anatomy and Pathology program.

1/24/19

Researchers in the Department of Emergency Medicine are the first to clinically assess and validate a rule regarding the length of observation time necessary before opioid overdose patients can be safely discharged from an emergency department (ED).

1/24/19

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of medicine, spoke about the benefits of heart monitor apps for cardiac patients in a presentation at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

1/24/19

The Department of Surgery took part in a national initiative to give back to the less fortunate during the 2018 holiday season.

1/23/19

Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, is conducting a four-year study on how white blood cells function against bacterial infections.

1/16/19

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has recognized two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members for their clinical research work.

1/15/19

When he heard about the first National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, Christian R. DeFazio, MD, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine and director of the emergency medicine residency program, wasn’t sure what to make of it.

1/14/19

University at Buffalo researchers have received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their study of health outcomes among members of the military.

1/8/19

The number of students from underrepresented groups in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Class of 2022 is nearly twice that of the previous year’s class.

1/4/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will long prosper from the donations of a benefactor who spent his medical career caring for people in a small Indiana town for almost 60 years.