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9/9/19

Laurie K. Read, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is using National Institutes of Health funding to study the unique RNA biology of human parasites.

4/17/19

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, and professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

3/14/19

James D. Bangs, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology — the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.

1/23/19

Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, is conducting a four-year study on how white blood cells function against bacterial infections.

11/6/18

The so-called mystery paralysis that has now affected more than 70 children in the United States this year is understandably causing concern among parents, but it is extremely rare, according to Mark D. Hicar, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

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.

2/27/17

James D. Bangs, PhD, Grant T. Fisher Professor and chair of microbiology and immunology, has received National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to continue his study of human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness.

2/17/17

At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.

9/9/16

UB’s Summer Research Fellowship Program, which provides first-year medical students with a personalized experience in research, has been renewed through another five years of funding from the National Institutes of Health.

8/3/16

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, is exploring the novel use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) as a noninvasive treatment for otitis media (OM) or middle ear infections.

7/13/16

Ira J. Blader, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is using new grant funding to build on prior research aiming to identify how the infection-causing parasite Toxoplasma gondii triggers seizures and other neurological complications in AIDS and cancer patients as well as fetuses.

6/6/16

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, has received the 2016 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

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.
11/12/15

Michael W. Russell, PhD, has co-edited and co-written the fourth edition of the only comprehensive reference on mucosal immunology’s basic science and clinical manifestations.

6/10/15

In the fight against infectious disease, University at Buffalo immunologist Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, advocates a novel alternative to antibiotics and vaccines: directly target the immune system.

6/8/15
For-Robin, a company founded and led by a Kate Rittenhouse-Olson, PhD, will further study and develop a promising potential cancer treatment.
2/6/15
At the 2015 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 45 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
10/6/14
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.
8/21/14

Nearly 100 student-scientists from across the country showcased their original biomedical research during the 2014 Buffalo Summer Research Day.