School News

11/13/18

Andrew H. Talal, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, has been appointed to New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s task force that will advise the state on its Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Elimination Campaign.

11/8/18

Research led by Jonathan F. Lovell, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has provided a breakthrough in efforts to boost the efficacy of malarial transmission-blocking vaccines (TBV).

11/6/18

The so-called mystery paralysis that has now affected more than 70 children in the United States this year is understandably causing concern among parents, but it is extremely rare, according to Mark D. Hicar, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

11/6/18

Gross anatomy class — arguably the most memorable class that medical students take — has a new home.

11/5/18

Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, was honored by the Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation (ASCF) with its Senior Leadership Award.

11/2/18

Eleven faculty, three emeritus faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 15th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

11/1/18

Research by Yun Wu, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has led to a cancer-spotting tool that health care providers could eventually use in areas that lack hospitals, clinics and other treatment centers.

11/1/18

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members are among those honored with achievement awards by the University at Buffalo Alumni Association.

10/30/18

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, Carman and Ann Adams Endowed Chair of Pediatric Research at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, has been appointed the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.

10/30/18

Ten students in the medical education program received special recognition during the fall honors convocation.

10/30/18

A study published in JAMA Pediatrics that rigorously assessed how the home environments of young children who are genetically at high risk for obesity can influence whether they become overweight or obese is being praised by University at Buffalo child obesity experts.

10/25/18

Chelsey Reed, a student in the MD-PhD Program, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

10/19/18

While a college student in the United States, Pierre-Louis Joizil told his friends back home he wanted to come back to impoverished Haiti to build a secondary school in his hometown of Fontaine.

10/16/18

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics have developed a promising therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) that is moving closer to use in humans.