School News

7/14/20

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.

7/8/20

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.

7/8/20

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.

7/7/20

UB biochemist Mark O'Brian says the severe scrutiny of two major papers on the coronavirus is part of science's normal process of self-correction.

7/6/20

Some Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences medical students are using their time and money to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) after being pulled from their clinical rotations due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

6/30/20

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) recognized 14 students from the Class of 2019-2020 — 11 doctoral students and three MD-PhD Program students — who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/29/20

Sofia Learns About Research,” an activity and coloring book co-authored by Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for research integration, is going virtual.

6/28/20
In support of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and the local chapter, Jacobs School SNMA members and faculty have created a video pledging their sincere determination to acknowledge and address racism as a public health issue and to take action against the deleterious effects of systemic racism on minority populations.
6/26/20

Researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences continue to spearhead a number of projects related to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

6/26/20

Fourteen Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences teachers, seven residents, four medical students and three staff members received 2020 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

6/23/20

Raymond P. Dannenhoffer, PhD, associate dean for support services, has received the inaugural Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) Anatomical Committee Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership.

6/23/20

Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.

6/23/20

A fellow and a resident share the 2020 Evan Calkins, MD, Community-Based Research Fellowship.

6/19/20

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Learning Environment (DIALE) committee is working diligently to address the feedback and suggestions gathered at the town hall meeting, and to address the issues raised in Polity’s Resolution No. 2020-001 and the Recommendations and Action Items document.