Research News

8/27/18

Research led by Fraser J. Sim, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has identified a new drug target for remyelination in multiple sclerosis (MS).

8/22/18

Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics.

8/16/18

Twelve projects and their researchers were recognized as best in their respective categories during the Department of Medicine’s sixth annual Research Day.

8/10/18

Researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine have found that low levels of vitamin D may impair stamina and performance over time.

8/3/18

Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) have been awarded a pair of grants for the investigation of mechanisms underlying axonal degeneration in certain neurological disorders.

7/30/18

Research led by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, has shown that adding liraglutide to insulin treatment for patients with Type 1 diabetes provides health benefits.

7/30/18

Newly published research led by Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD, professor of neurology, finds novel indicators for predicting worsening conditions in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

7/27/18

Researchers and their mentors in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology were honored for their in-depth studies presented at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting and related forums.

7/26/18

Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, is senior author on a study that looked at fossilized feces to confirm the diet of extinct ‘bone-crushing’ dogs.

7/26/18

Decades of work on chronic obstructive pulmondary disease (COPD) at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System have yielded extraordinary information about the bacterial pathogen that does the most harm to patients.

7/20/18

A study co-led by Ruogang Zhao, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, details a new technique that allows glass microscope slides to measure the temperature of mounted specimens.

7/20/18

Research by Ruogang Zhao, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, could streamline the drug-testing process for treatment of pulmonary fibrosis.

7/18/18

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have found barley may be used as an edible contrast agent to show doctors what’s happening inside their patients’ bodies.

7/16/18

A paper by James A. Fallavollita, MD, professor of medicine, has earned top honors from a major cardiovascular journal.

7/3/18

Noreen Williams, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, has received the 2018 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.