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5/28/20
Initially spurred by fears of a shortage of mechanical ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, researchers have been developing a low-cost way of mechanizing resuscitators that are commonly found in ambulances and emergency rooms.
5/26/20

Stark disparities based on sex and race in the use of life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interventions suggest potential bias in care pathways implemented by electrophysiologists, according to results of a clinical trial presented by researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/21/20

Lisa Jane Jacobsen, MD, hasn’t let social distancing stop her from working out with her colleagues at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/21/20

Twenty-seven doctoral, 58 master’s and 192 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May 17 virtual commencement ceremony.

5/20/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers Gabriel Anaya, MD, and Sarah G. Mullin are putting their statistical skills to use in real time in the fight against COVID-19.

5/19/20

A study led by Brian Clemency, DO, associate professor of emergency medicine, sheds new light on the link between early COVID-19 symptoms and eventual positive test results.

5/19/20

Omar S. Alibrahim, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, is a co-author on the international COVID-19 guidelines for patients who will need to go on life support machines during their course of treatment.

5/18/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ doctoral psychology internship has received accreditation status by the American Psychological Association (APA) Commission on Accreditation.

5/15/20

Michael L. Ernst, MD, a fifth-year trainee in the urology residency program, has been named chair-elect of the Residents and Fellows Committee of the American Urological Association (AUA).

5/14/20

A University at Buffalo-led research team is developing plans to 3D print safe, effective and reusable N95-like respirators.

5/12/20

The inaugural Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) Conference continued the ongoing effort on evidence-based teaching and learning as the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences plans for a redesigned curriculum format.

5/12/20

Faculty members at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are working collaboratively with doctors throughout the U.S. to learn more about a new link they are seeing in some patients between COVID-19 and stroke. And it is occurring in an unexpected population.

5/8/20

Executive director Peter Winkelstein, MD, and his team at UB’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics, are analyzing COVID-19 hospitalization data every day and sharing their conclusions weekly with the Erie County Department of Health (DOH) and the local hospital systems’ medical leadership.

5/7/20

A study published in Science Advances reveals a new hypothesis that may explain why cave bears went extinct during past climate change periods.

5/6/20

Despite not being able to gather together in a large group, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences wants to extend a warm welcome to its incoming class of residents and fellows.

5/4/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 147 medical students during its 174th commencement on May 1. It marked the first virtual commencement ceremony in the school’s history.

4/28/20

Terry D. Connell, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is leading research into the capacity of several bacterial molecules (LT-IIa, LT-IIb) to modulate immune responses to foreign antigens.

4/27/20

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2020 Medical Student Research Forum.

4/23/20

Research by a trainee in the psychiatry residency program is exploring the link between brain injuries and suicide.

4/23/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is participating in a national effort being coordinated by the Mayo Clinic to collect convalescent plasma as a possible therapy for COVID-19 patients.