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6/14/17

Two professional staff members in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.

6/13/17

Surgeons and researchers sharing facilities in UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) is resulting in collaboration, synergy and world-class innovation.

6/13/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards event May 18.

6/6/17
Researchers working with stem cells have reproduced in a petri dish the brain oscillations that characterize Parkinson’s disease. The research could pave the way for faster screenings for new treatments or even a cure for the disease.
6/6/17

A dozen faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology participated in the Experimental Biology 2017 meeting.

6/6/17

Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has received the 2017 Stockton Kimball Award for consistent academic accomplishment, significant research discoveries and contributions to the progress of the university and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/6/17

Mark D. Parker, PhD, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has received the 2017 Cell and Molecular Physiology Section (CaMPS) New Investigator Award from the American Physiological Society (APS).

6/5/17

The skin cells of four adults with schizophrenia have provided an unprecedented “window” into how the disease began while they were still in the womb, according to a paper published in Schizophrenia Research.

6/5/17

This year’s Buffalo Community Immersion program exposed 11 first-year University at Buffalo medical students to the social and cultural factors that affect Buffalo’s citizens — issues they will encounter with patients during clinical training.

6/5/17

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

6/5/17

UB’s Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center (BNAC) played a pivotal role in a phase III clinical trial of the first transcatheter cerebral embolic protection (TCEP) device to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

6/5/17

Erik Van Roey, a graduate of the master’s program in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics (GGB), has been awarded a bioinformatics fellowship to conduct research for a year at U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) laboratories in Atlanta.

6/5/17

The physician who directs the pediatric critical care fellowship and the administrator of the combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency program have been selected for UB Graduate Medical Education Awards of Excellence.

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.