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6/5/17

Thirty-eight doctoral, 28 master’s and 183 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/31/17

Mark D. Hicar, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics, has been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to investigate why some people infected with the HIV virus do not develop AIDS.

5/17/17

Gerald Sufrin, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Urology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Urological Association (AUA).

5/17/17

Medical students Priya Patel and Alison Treichel are headed to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a yearlong residential program that trains the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers.

5/17/17

Children with Type 2 diabetes, including those who are obese, tend to have poorer oral health than other children, according to a first-of-its-kind study.

5/17/17

Twenty residents in the Department of Psychiatry participated in a mental health awareness fair to advocate for services available in Erie County.

5/17/17

The Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine had a strong showing at the 2017 Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) annual meeting with 11 research posters and one oral presentation.

5/15/17

The creative talents of students, faculty and staff of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were on display at the second annual Jacobs Arts Festival April 27 in the Biomedical Education Building atrium.

5/15/17

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion and SUNY Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been awarded the UB President’s Medal, given in recognition of extraordinary service to the university.

5/10/17

A National Institutes of Health (NIH) training grant aimed at providing professional development resources and mentoring for doctoral students in several UB schools has been renewed for another five years.

5/9/17

Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) are highlighting the critical role of a metabolic checkpoint kinase pathway in Schwann cells for the formation of myelin sheaths.

5/8/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 130 medical students during its 171st commencement on April 28.

5/8/17
Top members of the Class of 2017 received special recognition during the medical school’s Honors Convocation, held April 28.
5/3/17

UB researchers are developing innovative ways to better diagnose and treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) in people with substance abuse disorders.

4/28/17

Third-year medical student Amit Jhaveri has been selected as a 2017–2018 Sarnoff fellow to partake in a yearlong program of intensive cardiovascular medicine research.

4/28/17

Keely Boyle, MD, a third-year trainee in the orthopaedic residency program, has been awarded the 2017 American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Resident Research Award.

4/28/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and the Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, has been installed as the 2017-2018 president of the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC).

4/26/17

Three studies focused on improving our understanding of the human microbiome were awarded funding through the second round of research pilots supported by the Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).

4/21/17

The University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has inducted 43 exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members for 2017.

4/20/17

Yijun Sun, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded a three-year $973,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop advanced algorithms to address computational challenges in microbiome research.