Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, is leading a pilot study to determine whether behavioral self-management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may lead to fundamental changes in the digestive system’s bacterial ecosystem.
A research team including Megan Russ, a doctoral student in the medical physics program within the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, has developed a process to create patient-specific 3-D phantoms that can be used to practice vascular procedures.
Caressa Chen and Warren Tai — who have spent the past several months conducting intensive research in prestigious biomedical laboratories — were two of only 14 students nationwide selected as 2015-16 Sarnoff Fellows.
Only a quarter of headache clinical trials published in the field’s core journals over a nine-year period were registered in an approved clinical trial registry, according to a study led by Melissa Rayhill, MD, and published in Neurology.
More than 400 medical school graduates have completed a post-baccalaureate program that enables students from underrepresented communities and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to attend medical school.
William Miller Johnstone III, MD, PhD, a trainee in the University at Buffalo’s obstetrics and gynecology residency, has edited an issue of the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics on advances in gynecologic oncology.
Amy Jacobs, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, received an award from the National Science Foundation to focus on the entry mechanism of the Ebola virus. The mechanism could be used to deliver drugs to infected cells.
Nine faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 12th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.
Research led by Mark Sutton, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has described a new model for DNA polymerase switching in E. coli that will better the understanding of antibiotic resistance and genetic mutations.
A new “one-shot” method, developed by James R. Olson, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, with other UB scientists, allows researchers to analyze flame retardants and their breakdown products at the same time.
Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) have discovered a new way to study the interface where cells in the myelination process touch — a method that may lead to a better understanding of myelin diseases.
Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife, Margaret, and their family have given $30 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which will be named for them in recognition of their long-standing service and philanthropy to UB.
A research team led by Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has discovered a new way to generate oligodendrocytes. This method has the potential to enhance treatments for brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and more.
The director of the University at Buffalo’s hospice and palliative medicine fellowship and the administrator of a family medicine program have won the first UB Graduate Medical Education Awards of Excellence.
The Affordable Care Act survived its final serious challenge when the Supreme Court voted to approve tax subsidies for those buying health insurance through a federal exchange, says medical policy expert Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy.
Researchers in the lab of Jian Feng, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, have generated human serotonin neurons, which could facilitate the discovery of new drugs for illnesses involving serotonin.
University at Buffalo Medical Students in the Class of 2019 celebrated their entry into medical school with the traditional white coat ceremony, a rite of passage symbolizing their commitment to professionalism and empathy in the practice of medicine.
The University at Buffalo has been awarded a four-year $15 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.
Oscar A. deLeon-Casasola, MD, program director of the University at Buffalo’s pain management anesthesiology fellowship and professor of anesthesiology, has been named president of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA).
Torin J. Finver, MD, program director for the Department of Family Medicine’s addiction medicine fellowship, has been appointed to the board of directors for the New York Society of Addiction Medicine (NYSAM).
During the Department of Medicine’s third annual Research Day, residents and fellows presented the results of their research projects in areas including bronchoscopic lung volume reduction, improvement in hyperlipidemia management and exosomes in stem cell mediated cardiac repair.
Scientists at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have identified the mechanisms behind a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal behaviors.
Testifying before a congressional subcommittee, James N. Jarvis, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics, advocated for increased federal funding for health programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native children.