Department News

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.

8/26/19

An innovative researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2019 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

7/1/19

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) conducted its third annual white coat ceremony to recognize 19 students from the Class of 2018-2019 — 14 doctoral students and five MD-PhD students — who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/5/19

Twenty-nine doctoral, 36 master’s and 154 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/23/19

Leading a team of researchers, Mark D. Parker, PhD, has found that most symptoms of proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) — a disease characterized by acidic blood — are caused by something other than low blood pH.