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Steven J. Fliesler, PhD
6/21/17

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor and Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology, has been elected to a leadership post in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
6/20/17

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has received a UB Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Distinguished Research Mentor Award.

Peter G. Bradford, PhD
6/15/17

Peter G. Bradford, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been inducted as a fellow into the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics’ (ASPET) Academy of Pharmacology Educators.

Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD
6/14/17

A preliminary study by senior author Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, has heightened researchers’ understanding about which adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be at a higher risk for developing worsening MS.

Andrew P. Koenig
6/14/17

Two professional staff members in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.

L. Nelson Hopkkins, MD
6/13/17

Surgeons and researchers sharing facilities in UB’s Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) and Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) is resulting in collaboration, synergy and world-class innovation.

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD
6/13/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards event May 18.

Jian Feng, PhD
6/6/17
Researchers working with stem cells have reproduced in a petri dish the brain oscillations that characterize Parkinson’s disease. The research could pave the way for faster screenings for new treatments or even a cure for the disease.
Thomas Russo, MD
6/6/17

Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has received the 2017 Stockton Kimball Award for consistent academic accomplishment, significant research discoveries and contributions to the progress of the university and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Mark D. Parker, PhD
6/6/17

Mark D. Parker, PhD, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has received the 2017 Cell and Molecular Physiology Section (CaMPS) New Investigator Award from the American Physiological Society (APS).

Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD
6/5/17

The skin cells of four adults with schizophrenia have provided an unprecedented “window” into how the disease began while they were still in the womb, according to a paper published in Schizophrenia Research.

6/5/17

This year’s Buffalo Community Immersion program exposed 11 first-year University at Buffalo medical students to the social and cultural factors that affect Buffalo’s citizens — issues they will encounter with patients during clinical training.

6/5/17

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

6/5/17

UB’s Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center (BNAC) played a pivotal role in a phase III clinical trial of the first transcatheter cerebral embolic protection (TCEP) device to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.