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Fraser J. Sim, PhD
9/21/17

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.

New Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
9/11/17

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.

9/8/17

Seventy-six student-scientists presented projects during the 2017 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

9/8/17

Three residents provided presentations concentrating on retinal diseases and treatment at a symposium sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology and the Ross Eye Institute.

Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD
9/6/17

Research by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, involving parents, children and restaurant executives could be used to promote healthier children’s meals in restaurants.

9/1/17

Allen Hoste, working under the guidance of mentor Tracey A. Ignatowski, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, tied for first place in the undergraduate poster award at the New York Pharmacology Society (NYPS) sixth annual scientific meeting.

8/31/17

Fourteen faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

Asma Mursleen, MD, with Michael E. Cain, MD, and Roseanne C. Berger, MD
8/30/17

Trainees and a student in the departments of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Biomedical Engineering and Pediatrics have received awards for their research. 

Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD
8/28/17

Placemats can be used to encourage children to eat healthier food in restaurants, according to a new study led by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics. 

8/28/17

Thirteen students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements at the University at Buffalo’s 2017 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

Anne Curtis, MD, Joelle Logue and Ellis Levin, MD present Shipra Gandhi, MD with the Dr Gerald L Logue Memorial Award.
8/23/17

A total of 12 projects and their researchers were recognized as best in their categories at the Department of Medicine’s fifth annual Research Day.

Michael Cain, MD
8/18/17

The largest class in the history of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated entry into medical school with a traditional White Coat Ceremony Aug. 11 at the UB Center for the Arts.

Peter L. Elkin, MD
8/15/17

The Department of Biomedical Informatics has received a five-year, $2.5 million grant — awarded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) — that will train a new cadre of researchers who are skilled at developing informatics innovations.

 Bruce R. Troen, MD, and Kenneth L. Seldeen, PhD
8/15/17

A preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine has revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be safely administered at advanced age and has the potential to reverse frailty.