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3/14/19

James D. Bangs, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology — the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.

3/13/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has established the Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI), a comprehensive and innovative institute for advancing medical education at the University at Buffalo.

3/12/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is among 72 sites nationwide that are recruiting patients for a 12-week, randomized, placebo-controlled drug trial for the first treatment designed to benefit patients with mild-to-moderate Lewy body dementia (LBD).

3/8/19

Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD, professor of biochemistry, says the unconfirmed claims of genetically modified humans being developed in China is a source of concern for biologists and bioethicists around the world.

3/8/19
Michael Ernst, MD, David Abramowitz, MD, and Shervin Badkhshan, MD '16, reported on the emergence of telemedicine in urology in a recent issue of AUA News, the magazine of the American Urological Association.
3/7/19

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, is being recognized by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) with the inaugural JH Woods Early Career Award in Behavioral Pharmacology.

3/4/19

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2019 Medical Student Research Forum.

3/1/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics graduate program (GGB) shared their findings during the fifth annual GGB Research Day.

3/1/19

Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences researchers have developed a tool that lets medical professionals analyze images without engineering expertise.

2/28/19

Thanks to contributions from faculty and staff, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences passed a fundraising milestone in the 2018 UB Employees Campaign for the Community.

2/28/19

A new approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss is outlined in newly published research led by Zhen Yan, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of physiology and biophysics.

2/27/19

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published results of the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase after a sport-related concussion.

2/25/19
Eugene R. Mindell, MD, the first chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a pioneer in limb-sparing surgery for bone cancer patients, died Feb. 15 at his home in Canterbury Woods, Amherst, NY. He was 96.
2/22/19

Gil I. Wolfe, MD, UB Distinguished Professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of the Department of Neurology, has been elected president of the New York State Neurological Society (NYSNS).

2/19/19

Eight medical students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences spent their winter break sharpening fundamental skills while seeing hundreds of patients in a makeshift clinic in rural Haiti.

2/15/19

Research by Gil I. Wolfe, MD, UB Distinguished Professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of the Department of Neurology, shows that surgery to remove the thymus gland in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) provides significant clinical benefits for as long as five years after the procedure.

2/14/19

A trainee in the orthopaedic residency program is principal investigator on a study that has received a 2019 Resident Research Grant from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.

2/7/19

Caroline E. Bass, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, received a child care award to attend the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum in Berlin in July.

2/6/19

In the Department of Orthopaedics, a current trainee and a recent graduate of the residency program each have received recognition for their first-author studies.

2/4/19
Three medical students traveled to Malawi to collaborate with the local community and a branch of the organization Naturally Africa Volunteers in an effort to understand undernutrition and assist local organizations combating it.