Department News

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.

6/26/20

Fourteen Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences teachers, seven residents, four medical students and three staff members received 2020 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

6/23/20

Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.

6/23/20

A fellow and a resident share the 2020 Evan Calkins, MD, Community-Based Research Fellowship.

6/4/20

Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed to serve on the Western New York Control Room, which monitors statistics related to COVID-19 in the region.

5/29/20

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

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

Twenty-seven doctoral, 58 master’s and 192 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May 17 virtual commencement ceremony.

5/12/20

The inaugural Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) Conference continued the ongoing effort on evidence-based teaching and learning as the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences plans for a redesigned curriculum format.