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.