Sara K. Berkelhamer, MD, clinical associate professor of
pediatrics, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Laerdal
Foundation to study resuscitation and heart rate monitoring of
infants in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Medical students and residents at the Jacobs
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences stand to benefit
from a new partnership between UBMD Internal
Medicine and Evergreen Health to care for patients
with HIV and hepatitis C.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) has given
its Impact Award to Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, professor
of neurology, a widely known leading expert on multiple
sclerosis (MS) in adults and children.
A team led by Mark D. Parker, PhD, assistant professor
of physiology and biophysics, has been awarded funding from
the National Institutes of Health to study endothelial
membrane transport proteins in the cornea.
Daniel W. Sheehan, MD, PhD, associate dean for medical
curriculum and clinical professor of pediatrics, co-chaired an
international panel that developed new respiratory care guidelines
for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Members of the internal medicine residency program in
the Department of Medicine at the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have been awarded a grant to
advocate for medical residents to play a larger patient care
Department of Orthopaedics researchers have published a
study that finds there is no statistically significant difference
in clinical outcomes after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy among
normal weight and obese patients.
Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and
anatomical sciences, is lead author on a newly published paper
in Scientific Advances that finds the evolution of
carnivoral skull function and shape is much more complex than
Thirteen faculty members with a variety of research and clinical
experience — representing six medical school departments
— have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences over the past several months.
Vision researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences and VA Western New York Healthcare System
led a study demonstrating that adding antioxidant therapy to
current standard of care prevents vision loss in an animal model of
a rare genetic disease.