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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

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.

2/15/17

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.

2/3/17

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.

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.

Gil I. Wolfe, MD
1/17/17

Researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have won Clinical Research Achievement Awards in a competition that recognizes promising advances in clinical research.

Mark Parker and Evan Myers
1/3/17

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics have proposed a single, unifying model for an elusive membrane transport protein involved in a rare hereditary condition that results in vision loss.

1/3/17

Two residents in the Department of Medicine won top awards for poster presentations of their research involving quality improvement measures at an abstract competition hosted by the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP).

12/23/16

John M. Canty Jr., MD — an attending cardiologist at the Buffalo VA Medical Center, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine — has been awarded a $650,000 merit review grant from the Veterans Health Administration to explore why people die from ventricular fibrillation (VF) as the only manifestation of heart disease.

Pablo M. Paez, PhD
12/14/16
Researchers have identified a critical step in myelination after birth that has significance for treating neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS).
12/1/16
Physicians in pediatric intensive care units aren’t using the newest guidelines to diagnose acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill children, according to research led by a UB specialist in the field.
Pinaki Sarder, PhD, Brendon Lutnick and Brandon Ginley
11/28/16

Two doctoral students in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences presented their research on digital pathology innovations at the Pathology Visions 2016 Conference, Oct. 23-25 in San Diego.

Nadav Weinstock
11/14/16

Three students in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) have received prestigious fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Peter L. Elkin, MD
11/11/16

Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics, has co-authored a paper that is the first to explore how standardized reporting may play a key role in improving patient safety.

 Margarita Dubocovich, PhD
10/28/16

A new preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology finds exercise, coupled with methamphetamine, may help recovery of those addicted to the drug and increase their odds of avoiding relapse.