The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has recognized two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members for their clinical research work.


Research by Carla A. Frederick, MD, clinical assistant professor of medicine, and Danielle M. Goetz, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, has helped lead to the approval of a new combination drug that treats the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF).


Published research led by Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, professor of medicine in the Division of Behavioral Medicine, shows that self-administered therapy by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients provided long-lasting relief.

A new study of 483 patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) revealed that many factors that contribute to patient satisfaction are beyond the doctor’s control.
Aspiring physician-scientists showcased 38 original research projects at the 2016 Medical Student Research Forum. The displays showed work they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.

Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, is leading a pilot study to determine whether behavioral self-management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may lead to fundamental changes in the digestive system’s bacterial ecosystem.


Males with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) experience more interpersonal difficulties than do females with the condition, according to research by Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 

Research led by a student in UB’s Medical Scientist Training Program is featured on the cover of the world’s most frequently cited cancer journal.


University at Buffalo researchers are part of an international team developing a novel imaging technique with nanoparticles suspended in liquid to provide an unparalleled, noninvasive, real-time view of the small intestine.

Contrary to physicians’ expectations, when patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) rated their overall health, the severity of their symptoms played only a modest role in their assessments, a University at Buffalo study has found.