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11/20/17

Twelve students in the medical education program received special recognition during an honors convocation event.

Susan S. Baker MD, PhD and Lixin Zhu, PhD
11/20/17

New clues to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which affects nearly all obese adults and a rising percentage of obese children, have been reported in a paper by senior author Susan S. Baker MD, PhD.

Kevin J. Gibbons, MD
11/17/17

Surgeons from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have entered the national discussion on surgical headwear.

Anne B. Curtis, MD
11/15/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, is a member of the committee that has issued a new practice guideline for treating sudden cardiac death (SCD).

Marc Halfon, PhD with Hasiba Asma.
11/8/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ master’s program in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics has recruited a Fulbright Foreign Student fellow from Pakistan.

11/8/17

Four studies focused on improving our understanding of the human genome and microbiome have been awarded funding through the third round of research pilots supported by the Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).

11/6/17

Six faculty, three retired faculty and two staff members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 14th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

Jun Xia, PhD
11/2/17

Jun Xia, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a $450,000 grant that will help improve screening for women with dense breast tissue.

Mulching S. Patel, PhD
10/30/17

A new book co-edited by Mulchand S. Patel, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of biochemistry, discusses how the path to obesity may start before birth or during infancy and how an individual’s metabolism can be permanently reprogrammed by overfeeding early in life.

10/30/17

Six medical residents received Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards during the 15th annual Student Clinician Ceremony.

Mark Ehrensberger, PhD
10/19/17

A newly patented technology developed as a collaboration in the departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and Microbiology and Immunology is at the heart of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) grant focused on preventing and treating orthopaedic implant-related infections.

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD
10/19/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS) hosted a conference to discuss recent progress and future trends in the rapidly evolving field of complementology.

10/12/17

Two faculty members and a trainee in the Department of Radiation Oncology have been recognized with awards in the areas of education and research, respectively.

Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD
10/12/17

A global study led by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, found a majority of patients with Type 1 diabetes who were treated with dapagliflozin, a Type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant decline in their blood sugar levels.

Kenneth E.  Leonard, PhD
10/12/17

The Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) and faculty from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS) are leading an effort to combat the opioid crisis throughout the state.