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9/11/17

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.

9/8/17

Seventy-six student-scientists presented projects during the 2017 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

9/8/17

Three residents provided presentations concentrating on retinal diseases and treatment at a symposium sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology and the Ross Eye Institute.

9/6/17

Research by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, involving parents, children and restaurant executives could be used to promote healthier children’s meals in restaurants.

9/1/17

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.

8/31/17

Fourteen faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

8/30/17

Trainees and a student in the departments of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Biomedical Engineering and Pediatrics have received awards for their research. 

8/28/17

Placemats can be used to encourage children to eat healthier food in restaurants, according to a new study led by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics. 

8/28/17

Thirteen students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements at the University at Buffalo’s 2017 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

8/23/17

A total of 12 projects and their researchers were recognized as best in their categories at the Department of Medicine’s fifth annual Research Day.

8/18/17

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.

8/15/17

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.

8/15/17

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.

8/14/17

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.

8/10/17

Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences researchers are studying ways to develop a hybrid gross anatomy curriculum that fuses digitized CT scans with actual cadaveric dissection.

8/4/17

UB HEALS, the street medicine program founded by students at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, captured the prestigious Medical Student Service Leadership Project Award from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

8/1/17

M. Laura Feltri, MD, professor of biochemistry and neurology, is leading research to determine whether a new family of molecules prevents demyelination and nerve degeneration in patients with peripheral nerve diseases.

7/28/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and the Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, gave the opening plenary lecture at the International Academy of Cardiology’s 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease.

7/26/17

Leslie J. Bisson, MD, has led a study — published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery — that challenges a surgical practice used for decades during arthroscopic knee surgery.

7/21/17

Along with his co-authors — including former trainees in the Department of Orthopaedics — Leslie J. Bisson, MD, has won an award from the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine for authoring the “most outstanding clinical paper” to appear in the publication in 2016.