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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.

7/20/17

Mark R. O’Brian, PhD, professor and chair of biochemistry, has discovered a near instantaneous evolution in certain bacteria.

7/19/17

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics are studying genetic and epigenetic factors in Alzheimer’s disease to develop novel ways of restoring function to patients in the later stages of the neurodegenerative disorder.

7/18/17

Mary Canty, Richard Izzo, Brentyn Mendel and Yiyun Zhou — all students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — are four of 25 University at Buffalo students honored as Western New York Prosperity Fellows for 2017-2018. 

7/17/17

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has been elected chair of the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS).

7/11/17

One hundred and ninety newly minted doctors received long white coats at a ceremony marking their induction as medical residents into the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

7/7/17

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, has received a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities and has been inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Microbiology.

7/5/17

Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, is lead author of a paper that proposes a new east-west passage for otters — and potentially other mammals.

7/5/17

To meet Western New York’s growing need for quality care for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center has expanded its clinics in Buffalo and Williamsville.

6/30/17

John E. Tomaszewski, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, has been named a State University of New York Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

6/28/17

Two residents and two fellows received honors for outstanding poster presentations at the 20th Annual Graduate Medical Education Scholarly Exchange Day.

6/27/17

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) held its first white coat ceremony to recognize 13 students from the Class of 2016-2017 who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/26/17
Research that shows activity aids recovery for concussion patients has been adopted by experts in the field.
6/26/17

The BioXFEL Science and Technology Center, a research consortium led by UB that focuses on cutting-edge X-ray science, has received $500,000 to bolster its research team.

6/22/17
A new study of 483 patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) revealed that many factors that contribute to patient satisfaction are beyond the doctor’s control.
6/22/17

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of pediatrics, has been selected to receive the Hoebel Prize for Creativity by the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior.

6/21/17

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor and Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology, has been elected to a leadership post in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

6/20/17

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has received a UB Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Distinguished Research Mentor Award.

6/15/17

Peter G. Bradford, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been inducted as a fellow into the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics’ (ASPET) Academy of Pharmacology Educators.

6/14/17

A preliminary study by senior author Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, has heightened researchers’ understanding about which adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be at a higher risk for developing worsening MS.