More people with significant mental health needs in Western New York and throughout the state are receiving quality psychiatric care in the community, instead of the hospital, thanks to two innovative programs developed by faculty in the University at Buffalo Department of Psychiatry.
In the fight against infectious disease, University at Buffalo immunologist Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, advocates a novel alternative to antibiotics and vaccines: directly target the immune system.
University at Buffalo neurosurgeons have contributed to a New England Journal of Medicine study that shows significant advantages for stroke patients treated with both a stent device and clot-busting drugs.
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine has selected Amy A. Case, MD, to lead its special interest group on education, giving her opportunities to share and increase her knowledge about innovative training.
Starting in April, beams of steel will rise at the construction site at the corner of Main and High streets in downtown Buffalo, providing passersby with their first glimpse of the new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which will open in 2017.
Seven University at Buffalo medical students spent their winter break building fundamental skills in a busy, makeshift clinic. In the process, they immersed themselves in the culture — and the many health care challenges — of the developing world.
David L. Kaye, MD, University at Buffalo professor of clinical psychiatry, has received a one-year, $1.2 million grant extension for the country’s second-largest pediatric mental health consultation program.
Meir Wetzler, MD, a University at Buffalo professor of medicine and chief of the Leukemia Section at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, died Feb. 23 from injuries sustained during a skiing accident in Colorado.
A $1 million gift from Buffalo’s James H. Cummings Foundation will support a multidisciplinary Structural Science Learning Center within the University at Buffalo’s new state-of-the-art medical school, set to open in 2017.
Safely braving arctic cold requires adequate preparation and precautions, especially for ill and vulnerable people, warns David M. Holmes, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine and director of global health education.
Even untrained bystanders can help a cardiac arrest victim by performing simple chest compressions, says cardiac arrhythmia expert Anne B. Curtis, MD, Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair of medicine.
Although measles was declared eliminated in the United States 15 years ago, recent outbreaks are spurring medical educators — including those at the University at Buffalo — to place a stronger emphasis on the disease in their lectures and clinical training.
U.S. presidents have experienced neurological conditions — including migraines, Alzheimer’s disease and strokes — that have at times significantly affected their ability to carry out official duties, says Nicholas J. Silvestri, MD, assistant professor of neurology and American history buff.
As part of the state-funded $105 million collaboration between the University at Buffalo and the New York Genome Center (NYGC), the year-old Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics (BIG) is helping to develop upstate New York as a national center for genomic medicine research.
University at Buffalo biochemist and genomics entrepreneur Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has been promoted to executive director of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).
At the 2015 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 45 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.