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UB Medicine Magazine


UB Medicine
is published by the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to inform its alumni, friends and community about the school’s pivotal role in medical education, research and advanced patient care in our region.

The magazine features timely and informative articles about the school’s move downtown to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, new faculty and chair recruits, clinical and translational research, advances in patient care, medical education and training, UB’s role in the integration of health care in Buffalo, faculty, alumni, students and residents and trends in health care.

 

School News

11/21/19

According to Sanjay Sethi, MD, professor of medicine, the recent emergence of severe and even fatal vaping-related lung disease presents a challenge for health care providers and is causing some changes in their practices.

11/20/19

The difficulty of reversing obesity in adults is well known and the deleterious effects that obesity has on an individual’s health can range from diabetes to heart disease to cancer.

Research News

11/20/19

The difficulty of reversing obesity in adults is well known and the deleterious effects that obesity has on an individual’s health can range from diabetes to heart disease to cancer.

11/19/19

Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, received a rare, perfect score from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on his grant application for expansion of a center designed to enhance care for older adults throughout Western New York.

Downtown Campus News

11/15/19

The online food pantry service began with a soft launch in April and has been fully operational since the beginning of the fall semester.

10/29/19

UB's Behavioral Health Clinic is an outpatient clinic where research-based treatment programs funded by the NIH are used to find effective treatment for individuals with alcohol use disorders.

Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

10/11/19

Twenty-two faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing nine medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

8/26/19

B. Rita Alevriadou, PhD, a renowned researcher in the field of cardiovascular bioengineering, has joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as a SUNY Empire Innovation Professor.