Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics.
Twelve faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise — representing four medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) have been awarded a pair of grants for the investigation of mechanisms underlying axonal degeneration in certain neurological disorders.
Decades of work on chronic obstructive pulmondary disease (COPD) at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System have yielded extraordinary information about the bacterial pathogen that does the most harm to patients.
Erie County Medical Center’s (ECMC) annual “Doctor’s Day” celebration honored John K. Crane, MD, PhD, and Prescription for Warmth (P4W), a nonprofit organization run by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences medical students.
Alison Treichel is the first Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences medical student to receive an award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) Clinical Research Mentorship program.
Thirteen students from the Class of 2017-18 in the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) took part in a white coat ceremony to recognize the completion of their first year in the program and celebrate their moving on to a research laboratory match.