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10/11/18

Research by John J. Leddy, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics, and Barry S. Willer, PhD, professor of psychiatry, did not find evidence of early-onset dementia (EOD) in a study of retired National Football League and National Hockey League players.

10/10/18

Chelsey Reed, a student in the MD-PhD Program, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

10/9/18

A new smart tool technology that allows surgeons to perform complex movements deep inside the abdomen was used for the first time in the U.S. in September during two procedures performed by Department of Surgery faculty members.

10/5/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is benefiting from the expansion of clinical trials in Western New York.

10/5/18

A comprehensive effort to boost clinical research at the University at Buffalo is paying off and community members are reaping the benefits through increased participation in clinical trials.

10/4/18

Experts have looked at the future of health care in Western New York and the prognosis is positive.

9/27/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has received an $890,000 grant from the Hemophilia Center of Western New York to support a career development award aimed at addressing a shortage of physicians in the region who specialize in treating nonmalignant blood disorders.

9/24/18

Twelve faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing eight medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

9/19/18
UB researchers have received funding to apply the power of big data to enhance liver health in the Western New York region.
9/19/18

Approximately 70 medical students, residents and faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences sat down to a Sept. 6 dinner with dozens of community members.

9/18/18

Researchers in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences have made surprising findings that challenge long-held scientific beliefs while studying the chewing behavior of carnivorans, the large mammalian order that includes dogs, cats and bears.

9/14/18

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences medical students in the Class of 2022 have passed a milestone signifying the beginning of their medical careers: the traditional white coat ceremony.

9/14/18

New information from Department of Biochemistry researchers on how manganese gets into the brain is helping to shed light on a neurological disorder usually associated with industrial overexposure to the metal.

9/14/18

UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has announced $3 million in funding for the development and testing of methods to bring evidence-based findings into routine clinical practice.

9/13/18

A preclinical study conducted by researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology has shown for the first time that a class of proteins are important in the neurobiology of relapse or drug-seeking behaviors.

9/10/18

David Dietz, PhD, associate professor, has been appointed chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

8/29/18

Seventy-five student-scientists presented projects during the Eighth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

8/29/18

New research led by Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, PhD, a senior research scientist specializing in behavioral neuropharmacology at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, shows that exercise can help prevent relapse into cocaine addiction.

8/27/18

John R. Fudyma, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine and chief of general internal medicine, was honored with the Laureate Award from the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

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).