Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study galectin-3, a protein involved in heart failure.
Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology have developed and successfully tested a method for determining whether promising new multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments in mice could be effective in humans.
The cranes are long gone from the new home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. So is the industrial elevator, or “buck hoist,” that carried workers up and down the outside of the building. Nearly all 27,000-plus locally produced terra cotta panels that give the building’s outer shell a distinctive, clay-colored skin have been installed.
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.
The largest class in the history of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated entry into medical school with a traditional White Coat Ceremony Aug. 11 at the UB Center for the Arts.
The Department of Biomedical Informatics has received a five-year, $2.5 million grant — awarded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) — that will train a new cadre of researchers who are skilled at developing informatics innovations.
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.
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.