UB’s Community Health Equity Research Institute is launching its first-ever pilot funding program to address health equities and adverse social determinants of health. The institute will fund two projects with a maximum budget of $40,000 each.
UB researchers found that more than 90 % of those in the telemedicine arm at an opioid treatment program were cured of HCV infection compared to 35.2% of participants referred to an offsite specialist.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has received a $40,000 grant from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) for a novel addition to its internal medicine residency program.
Thirty-two faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing 12 medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
UBMD Internal Medicine has opened Western New York’s first Long COVID Center. Funded by a grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation with support from the University at Buffalo, the center is accepting all patients, whether they have insurance or not.
Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD, director of UB’s Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions, has been appointed to the Program Advisory Board of the National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescent-Adulthood (NCANDA-A).