School News

6/4/20

Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed to serve on the Western New York Control Room, which monitors statistics related to COVID-19 in the region.

6/2/20

Sourav Sengupta, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, has compiled a list of helpful advice for health care workers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/2/20

Department of Psychiatry faculty have stepped up to provide help for health care workers in Western New York who are dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.

6/1/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, director of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, was invited to testify at a New York State Legislature hearing regarding COVID-19 and health disparities.

5/29/20

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

5/28/20
Initially spurred by fears of a shortage of mechanical ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, researchers have been developing a low-cost way of mechanizing resuscitators that are commonly found in ambulances and emergency rooms.
5/26/20

Stark disparities based on sex and race in the use of life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interventions suggest potential bias in care pathways implemented by electrophysiologists, according to results of a clinical trial presented by researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/21/20

Lisa Jane Jacobsen, MD, hasn’t let social distancing stop her from working out with her colleagues at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/21/20

Twenty-seven doctoral, 58 master’s and 192 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May 17 virtual commencement ceremony.

5/20/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers Gabriel Anaya, MD, and Sarah G. Mullin are putting their statistical skills to use in real time in the fight against COVID-19.

5/19/20

A study led by Brian Clemency, DO, associate professor of emergency medicine, sheds new light on the link between early COVID-19 symptoms and eventual positive test results.

5/19/20

Omar S. Alibrahim, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, is a co-author on the international COVID-19 guidelines for patients who will need to go on life support machines during their course of treatment.

5/18/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ doctoral psychology internship has received accreditation status by the American Psychological Association (APA) Commission on Accreditation.

5/15/20

Michael L. Ernst, MD, a fifth-year trainee in the urology residency program, has been named chair-elect of the Residents and Fellows Committee of the American Urological Association (AUA).