Thirteen faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing 11 medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
University at Buffalo researchers who study what makes people buy and eat healthy foods are teaming up with Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, to test nutrition intervention programs for families at higher risk for obesity. Their upcoming project aims to enroll 70 families, about half of whom will be low-income.
Researchers at the University at Buffalo are hard at work studying rare diseases and caring for the many patients suffering from them. UB will hold an event recognizing rare disease patients, their clinicians and the researchers working to discover causes — and ultimately cures — for these conditions.
A new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences study conducted at Oishei Children’s Hospital is one of the first to reveal that there were fewer cases of multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) during the omicron wave of the pandemic than the delta wave.
“I don’t feel that we can talk about gun violence in this country without talking about race,” he said. “Why do I say that? We need to look at who is harmed by gun violence and who is protected. Which stories are elevated and which are minimized.”
Getting a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a career-crowning achievement for any medical researcher. This fall, within one week, it happened to two members of the Department of Pediatrics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, both of whom also happen to be Jacobs School alumnae.
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.
As the holiday season kicks into high gear, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences physicians and scientists have recommendations for how people can stay safe and healthy this holiday season amid some increasingly concerning signs.