Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


UB researchers are developing innovative ways to better diagnose and treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) in people with substance abuse disorders.


Eleven of 25 fellowship-bound trainees from the University at Buffalo’s internal medicine residency have matched into UB programs. 


Eight faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 13th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence. 


Andrew H. Talal, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, has received a $7 million grant to develop an effective way to treat drug users with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).


Andrew H. Talal, MD — professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition — has established a liver biorepository at the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute. 


Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, is leading a pilot study to determine whether behavioral self-management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may lead to fundamental changes in the digestive system’s bacterial ecosystem.


During the Department of Medicine’s third annual Research Day, residents and fellows presented the results of their research projects in areas including bronchoscopic lung volume reduction, improvement in hyperlipidemia management and exosomes in stem cell mediated cardiac repair.

The University at Buffalo welcomed 46 exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members into its Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Nearly half of all fellowship-bound internal medicine residents in the University at Buffalo’s 2015 class will continue to call Buffalo home.