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4/4/18

In recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to the profession, 33 medical students, three residents and one faculty member have been inducted into the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

3/30/18

Preclinical research led by Zhen Yan, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, shows how specific social deficits in autism can be reversed.

3/28/18

“The roots of medical disparities” — and how aspiring physicians can begin to overcome them — is the theme of a new course offered at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

3/28/18

Research led by Fraser J. Sim, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, that seeks to spur development of cellular and molecular therapies for adult demyelinating disease, such as multiple sclerosis, has gained funding from the National Institutes of Health.

3/22/18

A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.

3/21/18

Sara K. Berkelhamer, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Laerdal Foundation to study resuscitation and heart rate monitoring of infants in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

3/21/18

Medical students and residents at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences stand to benefit from a new partnership between UBMD Internal Medicine and Evergreen Health to care for patients with HIV and hepatitis C.

3/21/18

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) has given its Impact Award to Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, professor of neurology, a widely known leading expert on multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults and children.

3/16/18
Medical students in the University at Buffalo’s Class of 2018 celebrated the next steps in their medical careers during a Match Day event March 16.
3/13/18

A team led by Mark D. Parker, PhD, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health to study endothelial membrane transport proteins in the cornea.

3/13/18

Daniel W. Sheehan, MD, PhD, associate dean for medical curriculum and clinical professor of pediatrics, co-chaired an international panel that developed new respiratory care guidelines for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

3/1/18

Members of the internal medicine residency program in the Department of Medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have been awarded a grant to advocate for medical residents to play a larger patient care role.

2/22/18

Department of Orthopaedics researchers have published a study that finds there is no statistically significant difference in clinical outcomes after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy among normal weight and obese patients.

2/22/18

A novel education program is directed at helping women pursuing careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workforce to recognize and overcome gender inequality.

2/21/18

The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, but misconceptions abound about what it can accomplish.

2/21/18

Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, is lead author on a newly published paper in Scientific Advances that finds the evolution of carnivoral skull function and shape is much more complex than previously thought.

2/21/18

Thirteen faculty members with a variety of research and clinical experience — representing six medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

2/20/18

Vision researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and VA Western New York Healthcare System led a study demonstrating that adding antioxidant therapy to current standard of care prevents vision loss in an animal model of a rare genetic disease.

2/15/18

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) has funded two separate projects led by researchers in the departments of Neurology and Pharmacology and Toxicology.

2/14/18

Department of Biochemistry researchers have changed the understanding of metal ion metabolism in mitochondria through a collaborative study whose results were published in Scientific Reports.