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.
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.
A pair of projects led by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine involve studies of veterans with chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD) and sleep disorders, respectively.
The UB Center for Successful Aging (CSA) has awarded its first round of research funding for projects aimed at improving the lives of senior citizens through its UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging program.
An innovative researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2019 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB’s Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions (CRIA) played host to a prestigious Fulbright Enrichment Seminar on the opioid epidemic that brought 79 Fulbright Foreign Students from 51 countries to downtown Buffalo.
Two faculty members, two medical fellows, one medical student and one postdoctoral associate earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the first General Medical Education Celebration of Scholarship (formerly Scholarly Exchange Day).
Shifts in illicit substance use among American youth will compel primary care physicians to monitor new products and how they are used, according to a study by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers published in American Family Physician.
Medical student Esha Chebolu has been selected to participate in a yearlong residential program that trains the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland.