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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.

12/20/16

Twenty-six faculty with varied research and clinical expertise — including two division chiefs and an associate dean for medical curriculum — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

12/14/16
Researchers have identified a critical step in myelination after birth that has significance for treating neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS).
12/9/16

After a career as an auto mechanic servicing Audis and Porsches, Russell Pizzo is now studying to be a physician at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

12/1/16
Physicians in pediatric intensive care units aren’t using the newest guidelines to diagnose acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill children, according to research led by a UB specialist in the field.
11/28/16

Two doctoral students in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences presented their research on digital pathology innovations at the Pathology Visions 2016 Conference, Oct. 23-25 in San Diego.

11/23/16

UB has partnered with Kaleida Health to develop a sponsored MBA health care management track that allows surgical residents to earn the degree with only an additional year of training.

11/22/16

Samuel Racette is one of three medical students statewide to receive a $10,000 American Medical Association Foundation scholarship for academic excellence, community involvement and leadership.

11/18/16

Even before ground was broken three years ago for the new downtown home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, it was clear that the building would transform the neighborhood.

11/14/16

Three students in the MD-PhD Program have received prestigious fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

11/11/16

Elad I. Levy, MD, MBA, has been installed as the inaugural L. Nelson Hopkins III, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery.

11/11/16

Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics, has co-authored a paper that is the first to explore how standardized reporting may play a key role in improving patient safety.

10/28/16

A new preclinical study by researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology finds exercise, coupled with methamphetamine, may help recovery of those addicted to the drug and increase their odds of avoiding relapse.

10/28/16

Construction on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is moving along. Jennifer Kuhn, manager of project support, provides an update.

10/26/16

Eight faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 13th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence. 

10/26/16

An international leader in computational linguistics and ontology is the Department of Biomedical Informatics’ first Fulbright scholar.

10/26/16

Making efficient family-based weight-loss programs more widely accessible is the aim of a new Department of Pediatrics study.

10/24/16

Michael H. Farkas, PhD, who joined the Department of Ophthalmology as an assistant professor in July, has been named a 2016 Emerging Vision Scientist by the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR).

10/18/16

A study published in Royal Society Open Science has shed light on the phylogeny of large, ferocious-looking animals called beardogs — neither bears nor dogs — that roamed the northern hemisphere between about 40 and 5 million years ago.

10/13/16

Patients’ end-of-life wishes are often unarticulated due to ambiguity on Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatments (MOLST) forms, according to a Department of Emergency Medicine study.