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10/12/16

The Department of Family Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million federal grant to institute the Buffalo Interprofessional Advanced Primary Care Training Program that will create a new model for health care.

10/11/16

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are conducting research supported by the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) program.

9/29/16

Researchers led by Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, have developed a new model that provides a novel view of secondary bacterial pneumonia.

9/29/16
Twenty-five faculty members with diverse backgrounds and expertise have joined the school’s faculty over the past several months. 
9/28/16

Babies who seem to get upset more easily and take longer to calm down may be at higher risk for obesity, according to a study led by Kai Ling Kong, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics.

9/23/16

The chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Erie County’s Commissioner of Health have been recognized for their significant contributions to the community.

9/20/16

A team led by David M. Dietz, PhD, has discovered that a protein in the brain’s reward center, the nucleus accumbens, regulates genes that help drive the craving for cocaine after a period of withdrawal. 

9/14/16

Nicholas J. Silvestri, MD, program director of the University at Buffalo’s adult neurology residency, and Emily Caldarelli, training program administrator for the hematology and oncology fellowship, have received UB Graduate Medical Education (GME) Awards of Excellence.

9/13/16

Vinny Polsinelli — who first began conducting research in Haiti following his first year of medical school — was one of only 11 students nationwide selected for a 2016-17 fellowship from the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

9/12/16

New full-time faculty members joining the Department of Radiology will re-establish the University at Buffalo’s radiology residency program.

9/12/16

Kenneth D. Pearsen, MD, co-founder and former president and chief executive officer of Great Lakes Medical Imaging (GLMI), has been appointed chair of the Department of Radiology.

9/9/16

UB’s Summer Research Fellowship Program, which provides first-year medical students with a personalized experience in research, has been renewed through another five years of funding from the National Institutes of Health.

9/8/16

Researchers in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism have found that dapagliflozin, designed for Type 2 diabetes, can benefit patients with Type 1 diabetes.

9/1/16
The UB Primary Care Research Fellowship Training Program has been established through a five-year, $2 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
9/1/16

Surgical removal of the thymus provides significant benefits to myasthenia gravis (MG) patients without a chest tumor, according to a new study authored by Gil I. Wolfe, MD, professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of neurology.

8/29/16

Department of Neurology researchers are testing a new software tool they developed that could make assessing brain atrophy part of the clinical routine for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

8/22/16

The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement is developing a workshop series to help deepen medical residents’ understanding of the cultural issues that affect health care delivery.

8/22/16

Two UB medical students are participating in a prestigious yearlong residential program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, that introduces students to innovative research in areas matching their career interests and goals.

8/19/16

A new class of 149 students celebrated its entry into the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences with a traditional White Coat Ceremony Aug. 12 at the UB Center for the Arts.

8/16/16

Lee Ann Garrett-Sinha, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry, is using a five-year, $2.7 million grant to continue her study of B cell signaling pathways and their roles in the immune system and autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).