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11/15/19

The University at Buffalo has officially launched the UB Biorepository, a critical new facility in the Clinical and Translational Research Center that will serve as a powerful resource in driving biomedical innovation in academia and industry regionally and throughout the state.

11/15/19

Sixty-seven oral and poster presentations were showcased at the 13th annual Neuroscience Research Day of the neuroscience program and the Buffalo Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN).

11/13/19

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ researchers studying how to develop novel, non-addicting painkillers have each been issued awards by the Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative, a prestigious and highly competitive program from the National Institutes of Health.

11/12/19

Atrophied brain lesion volume is the only marker from MRI scans that can accurately predict which patients will progress to the most severe form of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a retrospective, five-year study of 1,314 MS patients.

11/11/19

Fifteen students in the medical education program received special recognition during the Fall Honors Convocation.

11/5/19

The importance of self-confidence was a key point stressed throughout the annual “Rx for Success: Preparing for Medical School” program held at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/31/19

The new program, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, was developed as a collaboration between the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences.

10/30/19

Fresh off conducting research for two years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), fourth-year medical student Alison Treichel has published an article in a top-ranked medical genetics journal.

10/29/19

The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) has named the University at Buffalo a Program of Merit for the 2019 ASAHP Award for Institutional Excellence and Innovation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Health Care.

10/28/19

Vanessa M. Barnabei, MD, PhD, professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and Gale R. Burstein, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics and commissioner of the Erie County Department of Health, are serving on New York State’s newly-formed Maternal Mortality Advisory Council.

10/23/19

Research by Andrew M. Gulick, PhD, associate professor of structural biology, that solved the structure of two proteins that produce antibiotic agents is featured in papers in back-to-back months of Nature Communications.

10/22/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is using an “it takes a village” approach as it embarks upon a redesign and revision of its curriculum.

10/11/19

New draft recommendations for hepatitis C virus (HCV) that recommend screening for adults ages 18 to 79 are exactly what are needed to address the dramatic increase in incidence of the infection, according to HCV expert Andrew H. Talal, MD.

10/11/19

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

10/9/19

Facing a deadline of just five days, UB student teams worked together in a competition to address a critical problem plaguing colorectal surgeries.

10/8/19
When people think of infectious microbes, they typically think of bacteria and viruses. There is, however, another enormous group of organisms that can affect our health: fungi.
10/4/19

Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for research integration, is spreading the word about the importance of clinical research and clinical trials to children and their parents.

10/2/19

Thomas D. Grant, PhD, research assistant professor of structural biology, has been awarded a four-year, $1.33 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new computational tools to visualize and understand how drugs interact with proteins, with the ultimate aim of speeding up the drug discovery process.

10/2/19

Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics has been inducted as a fellow into the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI).

9/30/19

UB researchers are studying the nutrition practices of emergency medical services (EMS) workers.