Department News

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.

4/27/20

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2020 Medical Student Research Forum.

4/16/20

Bianca Quade, a student in the physiology doctoral program, has been elected to serve as the junior international trainee representative for the American Physiological Society’s (APS) Cell and Molecular Physiology Section.

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.

1/30/20

Mikhail V. Pletnikov, MD, PhD, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.

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.

1/6/20

A UB spinoff company that is developing a low-cost blood test to screen high-risk patients for unruptured brain aneurysms has received $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

12/12/19

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 16th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

11/27/19

David Dietz, PhD, associate professor and chair of pharmacology and toxicology, is senior author on a pair of papers dealing with the study of drug relapse.