School News

1/13/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine, is leading a major initiative addressing health disparities among people living on Buffalo’s East Side.

1/10/20

Results of a study by lead author Kelseanna Hollis-Hansen, PhD, a former graduate research assistant in the Department of Pediatrics, point to the need for expanding mobile and farmers markets to improve the diets of people who live in low-income communities.

1/10/20

Raymond P. Dannenhoffer, PhD, associate dean for support services, has received the 2019 Newman Award from UB Catholic, the university’s Catholic Campus Ministry.

1/9/20

Fifteen students in the MD-PhD program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented posters at the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Research Day last fall at the Jacobs School building in downtown Buffalo.

1/7/20

Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

1/7/20

The Participate in Research portal is a new online tool that lists and updates every active clinical trial throughout the University at Buffalo.

1/6/20

A UB spinoff company that is developing a low-cost blood test to screen high-risk patients for unruptured brain aneurysms has received $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

1/6/20

Third-year medical students took part in a seminar designed to enhance their awareness and understanding of different types of spirituality.

12/19/19

UB HEALS, a street medicine outreach initiative of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, held a foot clinic Dec. 5 for Buffalo’s homeless population.

12/18/19

Jerrold C. Winter, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, is the author of an entertaining and informative new book, “Our Love Affair with Drugs: The History, the Science, the Politics,” published by Oxford University Press.

12/17/19

Otolaryngology surgeons and residents, facial plastic surgeons and other health care personnel got to experience cutting edge technology and techniques during Rhinofest 2019, which took place this fall at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building.

12/13/19

The New York State Area Health Education Center System (AHEC), based in the Department of Family Medicine, has received two federal grants for programs aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic.

12/12/19

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 16th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

12/11/19

They spent their middle school and high school years with a firsthand view of the development of the burgeoning Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, including the sparkling new downtown building that houses the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.