With a major grant, family medicine physicians at UB are forming
a council that will develop curricula and national standards of
excellence for postgraduate medical education programs in addiction
UB and University of Rochester researchers have discovered a
precise way to isolate stem cells that make myelin, a breakthrough
that could pave the way for clinical trials using stem cells to
treat multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases.
A physician who graduated from the School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences during World War II has made a $40 million gift
to his alma mater—the largest gift from an individual in
UB’s 165-year history.
Simulation Center—a state-of-the art facility where
University at Buffalo health sciences students practice medical
procedures on lifelike patient mannequins—held its grand
opening Sept. 20.
J. Tearney, MD, PhD, will deliver a lecture titled
“Endoscopic Microscopy: Bridging the Radiology-Pathology
Divide” at the 12th Annual Kornel L. Terplan, M.D. Memorial
Lecture, 5 p.m. Oct. 13 in 144 Farber Hall.
Online health forums, Facebook and Twitter offer surgeons
cost-effective and efficient means to share information with their
patients, according to Philip
L. Glick, MD, University at Buffalo professor and vice chair of
surgery, and Sani Z. Yamout, MD, a UB pediatric surgery fellow.