Nineteen faculty members with clinical and research experience have joined the departments of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopaedics, Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, Pediatrics, and Physiology and Biophysics.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers who have changed the way concussions are treated have been awarded $4.8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct a clinical trial to evaluate whether incorporating elements from the Buffalo Concussion Protocol to the DOD’s current concussion protocol would improve outcomes for active members of the military who sustain a concussion.
Nineteen faculty members with clinical and research experience have joined the departments of Biomedical Informatics, Family Medicine, Medicine, Orthopaedics, Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, Pediatrics, Physiology and Biophysics, and Psychiatry.
John J. Leddy, MD ’85, clinical professor of orthopaedics and one of the foremost world leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of concussion, has received the 2022 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.
Faculty members with clinical and research experience have joined the departments of Family Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Psychiatry, Surgery and Urology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Researchers at the University at Buffalo Concussion Management Clinic have developed a decision rule using a brief, standardized physical exam for sport-related concussive brain injuries in children and adolescents that can readily identify who is at risk for persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCS).
Nine faculty members and a staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 18th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.
A new study by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers John J. Leddy, MD, and Barry S. Willer, PhD, indicates that adolescents can speed their recovery after a sport-related concussion and reduce their risk of experiencing protracted recovery if they engage in aerobic exercise within 10 days of getting injured.
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