Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has
received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) to study galectin-3, a protein involved in heart
Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and
Toxicology have developed and successfully tested a method for
determining whether promising new multiple sclerosis (MS)
treatments in mice could be effective in humans.
The cranes are long gone from the new home of the Jacobs School
of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. So is the industrial elevator,
or “buck hoist,” that carried workers up and down the
outside of the building. Nearly all 27,000-plus locally produced
terra cotta panels that give the building’s outer shell a
distinctive, clay-colored skin have been installed.
Allen Hoste, working under the guidance of mentor Tracey A.
Ignatowski, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and
anatomical sciences, tied for first place in the undergraduate
poster award at the New York Pharmacology Society
(NYPS) sixth annual scientific meeting.
The largest class in the history of the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated entry into medical
school with a traditional White Coat Ceremony Aug. 11 at the UB
Center for the Arts.
The Department of Biomedical Informatics has received
a five-year, $2.5 million grant — awarded by the National
Library of Medicine (NLM) — that will train a new cadre
of researchers who are skilled at developing informatics
A preclinical study by researchers in the Department of
Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine has
revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be
safely administered at advanced age and has the potential to