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3/8/17
Robert S. Miletich, MD, PhD, interim chair and professor of nuclear medicine, believes the field will one day be as important to neuroscience as it is to cardiology.
2/27/17
A new UB study shows that exposure to synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products may adversely affect melatonin receptor signaling, creating a higher risk for metabolic diseases such as diabetes.
2/27/17
UB researchers have found that a non-invasive treatment of dextrose gel administered into a baby’s cheek, along with regular feedings, can raise the blood sugar of babies with hypoglycemia, allowing them to stay with their mothers, which promotes breastfeeding, and eliminating the need for intravenous fluids.
2/21/17
An article on providing clinical experiences early in medical education quotes Andrew B. Symons, MD, clinical associate professor and vice chair for medical student education in the Department of Family Medicine, who describes UB’s Clinical Practice of Medicine course where students are matched with a local clinician within a month of coming to medical school.
2/18/17
Fulfilling an earlier commitment, Catholic Health has awarded the first of three full scholarships for medical students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
2/10/17
Richard D. Blondell, MD, professor of family medicine and vice chair of addiction medicine, spoke at a Hilbert College symposium concerning the opioid epidemic.
2/9/17
Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, was featured in an AAAS Science Update podcast about research he and UB colleagues did showing how they are using computational methods to study the long-term health effects of chemical pesticides on families.
2/7/17
UB researchers have found that a non-invasive treatment of dextrose gel administered into a baby’s cheek, along with regular feedings, can raise the blood sugar of babies with hypoglycemia, eliminating the need for intravenous fluids, which interfere with mother-baby bonding.
2/7/17
A story on UB HEALS, a street medicine outreach program conducted by medical students that makes rounds on Tuesdays and Thursdays to offer preventive care to Buffalo’s homeless, interviews medical student Moudi Hubeishy and others involved in the program, including Kim Griswold, MD, MPH, associate professor of family medicine.
2/6/17
Andrew H. Talal, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, talks about the sharp rise in hepatitis C in young adults that officials are blaming on the opioid epidemic.
2/6/17
An article reports a UB-led consortium that won a prestigious $15 million Clinical and Translational Science Award has adopted a new name and visual identity to better represent its work, and quotes Timothy F. Murphy, MD, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine.
2/3/17
A new UB study, funded by a $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, is seeking to learn whether offering children alternatives like music, homework or imaginative play can prevent them from overeating.
2/2/17
Faculty and staff from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are expected to begin moving into the new medical school building in downtown Buffalo in October and UB’s medical students will begin taking classes there in January 2018 under a timetable outlined by Michael E. Cain, MD, dean of the medical school and vice president for health sciences, during his annual state-of-the-school address.
1/28/17
An article about UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute interviews Timothy F. Murphy, MD, director of the institute and senior associate dean for clinical and translational research, and Gil I. Wolfe, MD, professor and Irwin and Rosemary Smith Chair of neurology, about how it is reshaping medical research in Western New York.
1/27/17
An article about organizations that have benefited from Buffalo Billion funding includes a $50 million commitment to create a partnership between UB and the New York Genome Center in Manhattan to develop new ways to treat, prevent and manage serious diseases based on genomic medical research.