6/26/20

Researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences continue to spearhead a number of projects related to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

6/23/20

Raymond P. Dannenhoffer, PhD, associate dean for support services, has received the inaugural Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) Anatomical Committee Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership.

6/18/20

The University at Buffalo is joining forces with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and other regional and national health and research leaders to develop blood tests that uncover hidden information in the cells of those exposed to the novel coronavirus to determine which patients will develop severe symptoms.

6/10/20

Sarah L. Berga, MD, has been appointed as professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

6/10/20

Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD, has been appointed the director of the MD-PhD Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/9/20

Trainees, faculty and administrators of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the units in the Academic Health Center (AHC) are responding to the police killing of George Floyd and the international protests it has engendered against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/8/20

Tildabeth Doscher, MD, clinical assistant professor of family medicine, was among the physicians who answered the call of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo when he asked for health care workers to volunteer in New York City during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.

6/8/20

Department of Pediatrics faculty members Leonard H. Epstein, PhD, and Teresa Quattrin, MD, address the growing problem of adolescent obesity in a recent editorial in JAMA Pediatrics.

6/5/20

David M. Holmes, MD, was supposed to be in Sierra Leone on a global health trip with students from the medical education program. But when the trip was canceled because of the pandemic, he decided to volunteer to care for COVID-19 patients in New York City.

6/1/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, director of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, was invited to testify at a New York State Legislature hearing regarding COVID-19 and health disparities.

5/28/20
Initially spurred by fears of a shortage of mechanical ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, researchers have been developing a low-cost way of mechanizing resuscitators that are commonly found in ambulances and emergency rooms.
5/26/20

Stark disparities based on sex and race in the use of life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interventions suggest potential bias in care pathways implemented by electrophysiologists, according to results of a clinical trial presented by researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/21/20

Lisa Jane Jacobsen, MD, hasn’t let social distancing stop her from working out with her colleagues at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/20/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers Gabriel Anaya, MD, and Sarah G. Mullin are putting their statistical skills to use in real time in the fight against COVID-19.

Supporting our community and advocating for change and inclusion

We join the University at Buffalo President in recognizing the devastating impact the recent brutal and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd and other African Americans have had on students, residents and fellows, faculty, staff and their family members and friends.

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The Jacobs School is following the University's recommendation to “maximize distance learning” for classes and learning experiences where possible.

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