Research News

9/1/17

Allen Hoste, working under the guidance of mentor Tracey A. Ignatowski, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, tied for first place in the undergraduate poster award at the New York Pharmacology Society (NYPS) sixth annual scientific meeting.

8/28/17

Placemats can be used to encourage children to eat healthier food in restaurants, according to a new study led by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics. 

8/23/17

A total of 12 projects and their researchers were recognized as best in their categories at the Department of Medicine’s fifth annual Research Day.

8/15/17

A preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine has revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be safely administered at advanced age and has the potential to reverse frailty.

8/14/17

James N. Jarvis, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics, will use an Arthritis Foundation grant to study how genes and environment work together to influence the immune dysfunction in juvenile arthritis.

8/10/17

Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences researchers are studying ways to develop a hybrid gross anatomy curriculum that fuses digitized CT scans with actual cadaveric dissection.

8/1/17

M. Laura Feltri, MD, professor of biochemistry and neurology, is leading research to determine whether a new family of molecules prevents demyelination and nerve degeneration in patients with peripheral nerve diseases.

7/28/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and the Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, gave the opening plenary lecture at the International Academy of Cardiology’s 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease.

7/26/17

Leslie J. Bisson, MD, has led a study — published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery — that challenges a surgical practice used for decades during arthroscopic knee surgery.

7/21/17

Along with his co-authors — including former trainees in the Department of Orthopaedics — Leslie J. Bisson, MD, has won an award from the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine for authoring the “most outstanding clinical paper” to appear in the publication in 2016.

7/20/17

Mark R. O’Brian, PhD, professor and chair of biochemistry, has discovered a near instantaneous evolution in certain bacteria.

7/19/17

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics are studying genetic and epigenetic factors in Alzheimer’s disease to develop novel ways of restoring function to patients in the later stages of the neurodegenerative disorder.

7/7/17

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, has received a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities and has been inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Microbiology.

7/5/17

Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, is lead author of a paper that proposes a new east-west passage for otters — and potentially other mammals.

7/5/17

To meet Western New York’s growing need for quality care for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center has expanded its clinics in Buffalo and Williamsville.