Department News

3/30/18

Preclinical research led by Zhen Yan, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, shows how specific social deficits in autism can be reversed.

3/22/18

A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.

3/13/18

A team led by Mark D. Parker, PhD, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health to study endothelial membrane transport proteins in the cornea.

3/13/18

Daniel W. Sheehan, MD, PhD, associate dean for medical curriculum and clinical professor of pediatrics, co-chaired an international panel that developed new respiratory care guidelines for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

2/1/18

Cytocybernetics, a UB spinoff co-founded by two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members, has been awarded $1.5 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop an enhanced version of a device it created that integrates electronics with heart muscle cells to test how new drugs affect the heart’s electrical activity.

11/6/17

Six faculty, three retired faculty and two staff members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 14th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

7/19/17

Researchers in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics are studying genetic and epigenetic factors in Alzheimer’s disease to develop novel ways of restoring function to patients in the later stages of the neurodegenerative disorder.

6/27/17

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) held its first white coat ceremony to recognize 13 students from the Class of 2016-2017 who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/13/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards event May 18.