School News


A new class of 182 students celebrated its entry into the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences with a hybrid White Coat Ceremony Aug. 7.


Research by Andrew H. Talal, MD, on how methadone is metabolized reveals that more individualized prescribing could better serve patients.


An internationally renowned cancer and nutrition expert has joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UBMD Physicians’ Group and Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, and will serve as director of a new center focusing on nutrition and cancer.


A team of Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences physicians has launched a project to explore both biomedical and public health factors of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members are encouraged by the phased-in return of clinical research.


Since early March and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., 911 calls for emergency medical services have dropped by 26.1 percent compared to the past two years, according to a new study led by E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine.


Researchers in the Department of Emergency Medicine are conducting a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of an inhaler-based medication on non-critical COVID-19 patients.


Researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have developed a method that dramatically ramps up production of mature human cells in mouse embryos.


The Department of Orthopaedics for the first time is conducting an “intern boot camp,” a formal comprehensive program to jump-start the basic skills needed by first-year residents.


Several people associated with the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences played key roles in producing a Buffalo-themed entry in New York State’s “Wear a Mask” video contest.


Barry Smith, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of philosophy and affiliate professor of biomedical informatics, is among the co-authors of two new papers discussing how ontologies can assist in the fight against COVID-19.


During a visit to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul stressed the importance of all New Yorkers wearing face masks to halt the spread of COVID-19 and touted the contributions of the school’s experts in fighting the pandemic.


Two students in the medical education program — Natalie Tjota and Sara Xu — are using colorful images of Berry Bunny, an original character they created, to explain the novel coronavirus in a clear way to students in elementary and middle school as well as junior high.


Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published a paper that clarifies certain cellular mechanisms that could lead to improved outcomes in patients with globoid cell leukodystrophy, commonly known as Krabbe disease.