School News

4/2/20

Due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has transitioned to a distance learning model for student instruction to reduce density in the campus environment.

4/1/20

Thirty-four medical students, three residents and two faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

4/1/20

The Hepatology Clinic at the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) continues to gain national and international recognition for its unique approach and exceptional cure rate for hepatitis C.

3/24/20

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded Nikhil Satchidanand, PhD, a grant to continue his work with older adults.

3/24/20

Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But to the many people who came in contact with her along the way, it was she who was teaching valuable lessons — in patience and perseverance.

3/23/20

Medical students at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are donning chef’s coats and toques instead of white coats for a new interprofessional course.

3/23/20

Three Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members wrote a chapter in the book “Neurological Disorders and Imaging Physics, Volume 3: Application to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Alzheimer’s.”

3/20/20

Medical students in the University at Buffalo’s Class of 2020 learned where they will train in residency at Match Day, a rite of passage for prospective physicians.

3/11/20

Sixteen faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing seven medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

3/10/20

University at Buffalo researchers have discovered a link between fats in the blood and problems with the arteries in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

3/2/20

Kathleen E. Bethin, MD, PhD, and Lucy D. Mastrandrea, MD, PhD, were local investigators in a successful worldwide clinical trial that confirmed that a fast-acting insulin is safe for children with diabetes mellitus.

2/28/20

A basic research breakthrough by Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, reporting the effects of new molecules on circadian rhythms in mice could result in treatments for people affected by jet lag, sleep disorders or even depression.

2/28/20

Research by lead author Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, has revealed that antiretroviral therapy (ART) given to pregnant mothers with HIV puts their exposed but uninfected babies at risk of adverse cardiac events.

2/19/20

The University at Buffalo has been awarded a five-year, $21.7 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue Buffalo’s rapid trajectory growing its health care and research sectors.