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2/22/17

Dean Salem, a son of immigrant parents and the first in his family to attend college, has been awarded a Catholic Health System/Western New York Medical Scholarship.

2/20/17

Research by faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology shows that synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to receptors that govern our biological clocks.

2/17/17

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

2/17/17

At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.

2/16/17

Go to a hockey game … and save a life.

Two first-year anesthesiology residents are being hailed for their actions in tending to a stricken Buffalo Sabres fan.

2/15/17

The University at Buffalo-led consortium that won a prestigious $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health in 2015 has adopted a new name that better represents the work in which its members are engaged.

2/7/17

As the countdown to the opening of the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences downtown begins to be measured in months instead of years, the school continues to grow and diversify its faculty ranks, attract outstanding students and enhance its research productivity.

2/3/17

UB faculty members are increasingly being asked to contribute their expertise to the formulation of national and international clinical practice guidelines, which in turn benefits their trainees and patients.

1/31/17

Students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences joined hundreds of their UB peers in the health professions, social work, law and management for an interprofessional forum on opioid dependence.

1/31/17

Anthony J. Jones, a doctoral student in the neuroscience program, has received a two-year fellowship award in pharmacology/toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation.

1/27/17

The Jacobs Multiple Sclerosis Center for Treatment and Research — a clinical partner of the Department of Neurology — is nearing the end of a yearlong collaboration with a research group that’s creating an application to improve patient care and the efficiency of clinical care systems.

1/25/17

Faculty in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine have received a grant to participate in a national campaign that encourages medical students and trainees to pursue careers in the field.

1/20/17

More than 150 first-year medical students put aside their lab coats and textbooks Dec. 1 to participate in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Humanities Day.

1/17/17

Researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have won Clinical Research Achievement Awards in a competition that recognizes promising advances in clinical research.

1/11/17

Anthony* spoke openly with the group of strangers who showed up to talk to him one September night in downtown Buffalo. Sitting on a bench in Lafayette Square, in the shadow of a brightly lit City Hall, the homeless man cheerfully recounted his life story to the UB HEALS street medicine team, composed of a doctor, two social workers and several medical students.

1/3/17

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics have proposed a single, unifying model for an elusive membrane transport protein involved in a rare hereditary condition that results in vision loss.

1/3/17

Two residents in the Department of Medicine won top awards for poster presentations of their research involving quality improvement measures at an abstract competition hosted by the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP).

12/29/16

UB recently marked the 10-year anniversary of its collaboration with London’s Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on a one-of-a-kind program that trains clinical educators for the demands of teaching medical students and residents.

12/23/16

The Department of Psychiatry’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Primary Care (CAP-PC) program has received a 2016-17 national Psychiatric Services Achievement Award from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

12/23/16

John M. Canty Jr., MD — an attending cardiologist at the Buffalo VA Medical Center, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine — has been awarded a $650,000 merit review grant from the Veterans Health Administration to explore why people die from ventricular fibrillation (VF) as the only manifestation of heart disease.