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6/6/19

A select group of Western New York high school students learned surgical skills this spring under the guidance of surgeons doing their residency training at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/6/19
More than 140 students and researchers shared their findings during the annual conference, held May 15th.
6/6/19

Graduate Medical Education Awards of Excellence for 2019 have been presented to the physician who directs the child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program and the administrator of the general surgery residency program.

6/5/19

Twenty-nine doctoral, 36 master’s and 154 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/30/19

Two institutions within the University at Buffalo have joined the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.

5/30/19

The results of a long-term study led by Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, could allay many concerns about the possibility drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could damage patients’ hearts.

5/28/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Department of Biochemistry shared their findings during the department's annual Research Day.

5/27/19

Fifteen oral presentations were given and 36 poster presentations were on display during the Department of Surgery’s 15th annual Research Day.

5/23/19

Leading a team of researchers, Mark D. Parker, PhD, has found that most symptoms of proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) — a disease characterized by acidic blood — are caused by something other than low blood pH.

5/23/19

An essay by Sourav Sengupta, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, detailing how he worked through issues of stress with the help of a therapist is resonating on a national scale.

5/22/19

A case report by lead author Praveen K. Chandrasekharan, MD — which describes a newborn’s withdrawal resulting from kratom exposure in utero — has been published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

5/22/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences hosted its first summit meeting dedicated to vascular disease in women May 3-4.

5/22/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, has received funding to study complement activation and its role in kidney disease.

5/21/19

Eight medical school teachers, a fellow, four residents and three medical students received 2019 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

5/20/19

National Biomechanics Day activities at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were dedicated to education about how bones and joints in the body — human and otherwise — do their work.

5/20/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been awarded a grant aimed at addressing a shortage of physicians in the region who specialize in treating non-malignant blood disorders.

5/20/19

Wilma A. Hofmann, PhD, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, is collaborating with Russian scientists to determine how a biomarker for metastatic prostate cancer might best be detected.

5/10/19

L. Nelson “Nick” Hopkins, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of neurosurgery, has been awarded the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, the University at Buffalo’s highest honor.

5/10/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 152 medical students during its 173rd commencement on May 3.

5/10/19

Leading members of the Class of 2019 received special recognition during the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Honors Convocation, which took place May 3 at the Lippes Concert Hall inside Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus.