Department News

6/30/20

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) recognized 14 students from the Class of 2019-2020 — 11 doctoral students and three MD-PhD Program students — who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

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.

4/16/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers are seeking to improve understanding of the glial maintenance and support of axons — the very long cellular projections of neurons relaying electrical and biochemical signals in nerves and white-matter tracts of the nervous system.

2/28/20

A basic research breakthrough by Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, reporting the effects of new molecules on circadian rhythms in mice could result in treatments for people affected by jet lag, sleep disorders or even depression.

2/19/20

The University at Buffalo has been awarded a five-year, $21.7 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue Buffalo’s rapid trajectory growing its health care and research sectors.

2/13/20

Students and postdoctoral associates from laboratories affiliated with the Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics graduate program (GGB) shared their findings during the sixth annual GGB Research Day.

1/29/20

In the eight months since the University at Buffalo and partners launched the Innovation Hub, seven entrepreneurial teams — including one from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — have received funding from the initiative.

1/9/20

Fifteen students in the MD-PhD program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented posters at the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Research Day last fall at the Jacobs School building in downtown Buffalo.

12/18/19

Jerrold C. Winter, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, is the author of an entertaining and informative new book, “Our Love Affair with Drugs: The History, the Science, the Politics,” published by Oxford University Press.

12/6/19

An abstract co-authored by Rasheen Powell, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, has been selected as a “Neuroscience 2019 Hot Topic” by the Society for Neuroscience.