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11/8/18

Research led by Jonathan F. Lovell, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has provided a breakthrough in efforts to boost the efficacy of malarial transmission-blocking vaccines (TBV).

10/19/18

While a college student in the United States, Pierre-Louis Joizil told his friends back home he wanted to come back to impoverished Haiti to build a secondary school in his hometown of Fontaine.

7/3/18

Noreen Williams, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, has received the 2018 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

3/22/18

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

5/20/16

UB medical trainees are gaining valuable clinical and cultural experiences during trips to Haiti and Honduras while their patients are receiving much-needed medical care.

2/19/16
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.
2/12/16

Noreen Williams, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, has received a four-year, $1.15 million grant to further examine a unique preribosomal complex she has identified occurring in the parasite causing African sleeping sickness.

3/20/15

Seven University at Buffalo medical students spent their winter break building fundamental skills in a busy, makeshift clinic. In the process, they immersed themselves in the culture — and the many health care challenges — of the developing world.

11/26/14
“We have no reason to fear Ebola here in the United States, but the situation in West Africa is a grave humanitarian crisis,” Myron L. Glick, MD, told a standing room-only crowd of University at Buffalo medical students and residents shortly after returning from Sierra Leone.
11/26/14

Nearly one-third of adults in and around Fontaine, Haiti, suffer from hypertension, according to a pilot research project led by second-year University at Buffalo medical student Vincenzo Polsinelli.

6/26/14

Kim Griswold MD, MPH, has been named the primary clinician and medical director of the Western New York Center for Survivors of Refugee Trauma and Torture, an interdisciplinary program addressing the complex needs of an estimated 15,000 survivors. 

6/16/14
University at Buffalo medical students traded classrooms and comfort for hands-on clinical experience during career- and life-enhancing international medical relief trips this spring.
3/8/10

UB medical students “passed the hat” and organized events to raise funds for Haiti in the aftermath of the massive earthquake in January 2010.