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2/13/20

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

2/12/20

Trainees in the orthopaedic residency have presented their research at the annual meeting for the Orthopaedic Research Society.

2/11/20

First-year medical students are gaining their first hands-on experience using an electronic medical records (EMR) system through an innovative collaborative training program.

2/4/20

UB’s Team Alice has taken its message on the road in an attempt to protect elderly patients from medication harm.

2/3/20

Evan Calkins, MD, the first chair of the universitywide Department of Medicine and an expert in the field of geriatrics, died on Jan. 24 at Erie County Medical Center. He was 99.

1/30/20

Mikhail V. Pletnikov, MD, PhD, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.

1/29/20

In the eight months since the University at Buffalo and partners launched the Innovation Hub, seven entrepreneurial teams — including one from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — have received funding from the initiative.

1/29/20

E. Brooke Learner, PhD, professor of emergency medicine, is leading a team studying how to significantly improve pediatric emergency medical services (EMS).

1/29/20

Second-year medical students Cullan V. Donnelly and Ryan Elnicki teamed up with the Buffalo Bills this past season to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western New York in memory of an inspiring young man who made an impact on students and faculty at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

1/24/20

POP Biotechnologies Inc. (POP BIO), a University at Buffalo spinoff, has received a $600,000 contract from the National Institutes of Health to pursue development of a life-saving, life-changing technology: a vaccine against HIV.

1/15/20

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has begun serving her two-year term as chair of the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

1/13/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine, is leading a major initiative addressing health disparities among people living on Buffalo’s East Side.

1/10/20

Results of a study by lead author Kelseanna Hollis-Hansen, PhD, a former graduate research assistant in the Department of Pediatrics, point to the need for expanding mobile and farmers markets to improve the diets of people who live in low-income communities.

1/10/20

Raymond P. Dannenhoffer, PhD, associate dean for support services, has received the 2019 Newman Award from UB Catholic, the university’s Catholic Campus Ministry.

1/9/20

Fifteen students in the MD-PhD program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented posters at the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Research Day last fall at the Jacobs School building in downtown Buffalo.

1/7/20

Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

1/7/20

The Participate in Research portal is a new online tool that lists and updates every active clinical trial throughout the University at Buffalo.

1/6/20

A UB spinoff company that is developing a low-cost blood test to screen high-risk patients for unruptured brain aneurysms has received $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

1/6/20

Third-year medical students took part in a seminar designed to enhance their awareness and understanding of different types of spirituality.

12/19/19

UB HEALS, a street medicine outreach initiative of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, held a foot clinic Dec. 5 for Buffalo’s homeless population.

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