The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court appearance.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences continues to be at the forefront in combating the opioid overdose crisis.
UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded new grants that support promising translational research projects in Western New York.
A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.
The Western New York community has enlisted experts from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to help combat the national opioid epidemic, which has reached crisis proportions.