2019

6/24/19

Sanjay Sethi, MD, professor of medicine and assistant vice president for health sciences, has received the 2019 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

6/21/19

Medical student Esha Chebolu has been selected to participate in a yearlong residential program that trains the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

6/21/19

A team of Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences entrepreneurs is launching a new company to solve problems that surgeons experience firsthand.

6/19/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, will use her 2019-20 Fulbright scholarship to study how the microbiome — the collective microorganisms that live on and in the human body — may impact people in India diagnosed with lupus.

6/18/19

Oscar G. Gomez, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named to the second class of fellows at the SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI).

6/18/19

Two residents, a fellow and a medical student have been awarded a trio of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ most prestigious awards.

6/13/19

Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Behavioral Medicine, has been at the forefront of research on trying to help children and adults make healthier food choices.

6/12/19

Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, professor and chair of radiation oncology, has been appointed to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP).

6/11/19

Andrew H. Talal, MD — who pioneered the use of telemedicine to treat patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in opioid treatment programs — has shared the successes of this approach with the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

6/11/19
More than 70 students and researchers shared their findings in 24 oral presentations and 19 poster presentations during the annual conference, held May 16th and 17th.
6/10/19

Nine faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing five medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

6/7/19

UB’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has inducted 47 exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members for 2019.

6/6/19

A select group of Western New York high school students learned surgical skills this spring under the guidance of surgeons doing their residency training at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/6/19
More than 140 students and researchers shared their findings during the annual conference, held May 15th.
6/6/19

Graduate Medical Education Awards of Excellence for 2019 have been presented to the physician who directs the child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program and the administrator of the general surgery residency program.

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.

5/30/19

Two institutions within the University at Buffalo have joined the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.

5/30/19

The results of a long-term study led by Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, could allay many concerns about the possibility drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could damage patients’ hearts.

5/28/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Department of Biochemistry shared their findings during the department's annual Research Day.

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.

5/23/19

An essay by Sourav Sengupta, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, detailing how he worked through issues of stress with the help of a therapist is resonating on a national scale.

5/22/19

A case report by lead author Praveen K. Chandrasekharan, MD — which describes a newborn’s withdrawal resulting from kratom exposure in utero — has been published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

5/22/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences hosted its first summit meeting dedicated to vascular disease in women May 3-4.

5/22/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, has received funding to study complement activation and its role in kidney disease.

5/21/19

Eight medical school teachers, a fellow, four residents and three medical students received 2019 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

5/20/19

National Biomechanics Day activities at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were dedicated to education about how bones and joints in the body — human and otherwise — do their work.

5/20/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been awarded a grant aimed at addressing a shortage of physicians in the region who specialize in treating non-malignant blood disorders.

5/20/19

Wilma A. Hofmann, PhD, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, is collaborating with Russian scientists to determine how a biomarker for metastatic prostate cancer might best be detected.

5/10/19

L. Nelson “Nick” Hopkins, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of neurosurgery, has been awarded the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, the University at Buffalo’s highest honor.

5/10/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 152 medical students during its 173rd commencement on May 3.

5/10/19

Leading members of the Class of 2019 received special recognition during the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Honors Convocation, which took place May 3 at the Lippes Concert Hall inside Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus.

5/9/19

Undergraduates from underrepresented backgrounds had the opportunity to experience medical school firsthand at “Shadow a Med Student Day,” held by UB’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA).

5/8/19

The idea behind National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) acknowledges that some of life’s most important discussions are the hardest to undertake.

5/7/19

Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has been named an Emerging Investigator by Circulation: Heart Failure, a high-impact medical journal.

5/7/19

The Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) has received more than $2 million in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, enabling researchers to pursue a new approach to Krabbe disease.

5/6/19

Four Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members have been selected as recipients of 2019 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

5/2/19

The Cell and Molecular Physiology Section of the American Physiological Society has honored a research poster presentation by Bianca Quade, a graduate student in the physiology doctoral program.

5/1/19

Two teams of researchers — one led by Stuart D. Inglis, PhD; and one co-led by Richard L. Lamb, PhD — have been awarded SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG).

5/1/19

Bradley A. Frate, a student in this year’s graduating class of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was looking for something different to do before graduation.

4/30/19

Thomas D. Grant, PhD, research assistant professor of structural biology, is co-principal investigator on a research project using ultrafast imaging technologies to study how vision occurs at the molecular level.

4/29/19

What had previously been only an idea — a literary arts magazine for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — is now a reality.

4/24/19

Pioneering research conducted and advanced by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, played a key role in the European Commission’s decision to approve dapagliflozin for patients with Type 1 diabetes.

4/23/19

David A. Milling, MD, senior associate dean for student and academic affairs and associate professor of medicine, has been elected an at-large member of the executive board of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).

4/19/19
Urology residents and medical students from several universities presented their research at the Upstate New York Urological Association’s 24th annual Urology Resident Research Day.
4/18/19

Eighteen faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing five medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.

4/17/19

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, and professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

4/16/19
Researchers have developed a way to generate 3D prints of the human vascular system, giving surgeons pre-surgical, hands-on access to individual patients’ life-threatening vascular diseases in the heart and brain.
4/11/19

On many occasions since the death of her mother in 2009 from medical errors, Mary Brennan-Taylor has recounted her story to groups of students in separate segments of the health care industry.

4/3/19

Twenty-three medical students, three residents and three faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

4/3/19
Students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences took part in the Community Health Fair held March 23 at Hopewell Baptist Church on Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo.