MD-PhD News

  • Chronic Social Isolation Stress Focus of Preclinical Study

    The mental health crisis that has resulted from the imposition of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 has been widely observed around the world. 

  • Students Share Findings During GGB Research Day

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

  • Four MD-PhD Students Earned NIH F30 Fellowships in 2020

    Four students in the MD-PhD Program have received prestigious fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2020.

  • Time Window Narrowed for Krabbe Disease Treatment

    Researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have published a paper that is helping to define the best time to give a specific treatment to infants born with Krabbe disease (KD). 

  • Biotech Venture Wins UB Entrepreneurship Contest

    Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences students and alumnae are among the members of the top two teams in this year’s University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC).

  • Research Clarifies Cellular Mechanisms in Krabbe Fight

    Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published a paper that clarifies certain cellular mechanisms that could lead to improved outcomes in patients with globoid cell leukodystrophy, commonly known as Krabbe disease.

  • PPBS White Coat Ceremony Honors Student Advancement

    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.

  • Taylor Named New Director of MD-PhD Program

    Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD, has been appointed the director of the MD-PhD Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

  • UB Awards 277 Biomedical Science Degrees

    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.