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2/27/17

Seven resident-faculty teams in the Department of Medicine have received 2016-2017 Quality Improvement Awards from UB’s Office of Graduate Medical Education to help support projects designed to improve patient safety or clinical practice.

Dean Salem
2/22/17

Dean Salem, a son of immigrant parents and the first in his family to attend college, has been awarded a Catholic Health System/Western New York Medical Scholarship.

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
2/20/17

Research by faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology shows that synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to receptors that govern our biological clocks.

2/17/17

Twelve faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

2/17/17

At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.

2/16/17

Go to a hockey game … and save a life.

Two first-year anesthesiology residents are being hailed for their actions in tending to a stricken Buffalo Sabres fan.

2/15/17

The University at Buffalo-led consortium that won a prestigious $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health in 2015 has adopted a new name that better represents the work in which its members are engaged.

2/7/17

As the countdown to the opening of the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences downtown begins to be measured in months instead of years, the school continues to grow and diversify its faculty ranks, attract outstanding students and enhance its research productivity.

2/3/17

UB faculty members are increasingly being asked to contribute their expertise to the formulation of national and international clinical practice guidelines, which in turn benefits their trainees and patients.

Richard Blondell, MD
1/31/17

Students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences joined hundreds of their UB peers in the health professions, social work, law and management for an interprofessional forum on opioid dependence.

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, Anthony Jones and Margarita Dubocovich
1/31/17

Anthony J. Jones, a doctoral student in the neuroscience program, has received a two-year fellowship award in pharmacology/toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation.

David Kavanagh, PhD; Kevin Hanley, MD; Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD
1/27/17

The Jacobs Multiple Sclerosis Center for Treatment and Research — a clinical partner of the Department of Neurology — is nearing the end of a yearlong collaboration with a research group that’s creating an application to improve patient care and the efficiency of clinical care systems.

Janet C. Sundquist, MD
1/25/17

Faculty in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine have received a grant to participate in a national campaign that encourages medical students and trainees to pursue careers in the field.

Pastor Kinzer Pointer speaks to first-year medical students
1/20/17

More than 150 first-year medical students put aside their lab coats and textbooks Dec. 1 to participate in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Humanities Day.