School News

5/24/18

Eight students presented on their experience in laboratories from within the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences during UB’s Research Institute on Addiction’s (RIA) third annual Student Research in Addiction Sciences Open House.

5/22/18

Collaboration and a sense of community were on display at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences during a daylong event to address Buffalo’s African-American health disparities.

5/22/18

A new fossil hamster species unearthed in Tibet has been named after the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty member who discovered it in 2010.

5/16/18

Research by Carla A. Frederick, MD, clinical assistant professor of medicine, and Danielle M. Goetz, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, has helped lead to the approval of a new combination drug that treats the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF).

5/16/18

Fifty-four exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members have been inducted into the University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).

5/16/18

For Catherine Wallace, participation in a clinical trial through the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences put her on the path to a healthier life.

5/14/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 132 medical students during its 172nd commencement on May 4.

5/14/18

Leading members of the Class of 2018 received special recognition during the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Honors Convocation, held May 4.

5/14/18

Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded the UB President’s Medal, which is given in recognition of extraordinary service to the university.

5/10/18

Two recently published studies on the emergence of hookah use suggest that public health officials may need to broaden their tobacco control prevention efforts beyond traditional cigarettes.

5/8/18

Vincent M. Tutino, PhD, a recent graduate of the doctoral program in biomedical engineering, is first author on a published study in PLOS ONE showing that circulating cells in the blood carry a gene expression “signature” that may predict if someone has a brain aneurysm. 

5/2/18

Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, has led research showing that taking a fiber supplement can help patients with Type 2 diabetes boost their insulin secretion — even after eating a high-fat, high-carbohydrate meal.

5/2/18

Published research led by Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, professor of medicine in the Division of Behavioral Medicine, shows that self-administered therapy by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients provided long-lasting relief.

5/2/18

Three Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences students are among the 15 UB students who received the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.