School News

2/18/20

With the new building helping to attract the best and the brightest students and faculty, successful medical education accreditation and a large-scale curriculum revision underway, greatness is at hand for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

2/14/20
A new, portable breast imaging system under development has the potential to better identify breast cancer in women with dense breast tissue.
2/13/20

The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) has named Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, as the recipient of its 2020 Lifetime Contribution Award.

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.

2/11/20

First-year medical students are gaining their first hands-on experience using an electronic medical records (EMR) system through an innovative collaborative training program.

2/4/20

UB’s Team Alice has taken its message on the road in an attempt to protect elderly patients from medication harm.

2/3/20

Evan Calkins, MD, the first chair of the universitywide Department of Medicine and an expert in the field of geriatrics, died on Jan. 24 at Erie County Medical Center. He was 99.

1/30/20

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

1/29/20

In the eight months since the University at Buffalo and partners launched the Innovation Hub, seven entrepreneurial teams — including one from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — have received funding from the initiative.

1/29/20

E. Brooke Learner, PhD, professor of emergency medicine, is leading a team studying how to significantly improve pediatric emergency medical services (EMS).

1/29/20

Second-year medical students Cullan V. Donnelly and Ryan Elnicki teamed up with the Buffalo Bills this past season to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western New York in memory of an inspiring young man who made an impact on students and faculty at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

1/24/20

POP Biotechnologies Inc. (POP BIO), a University at Buffalo spinoff, has received a $600,000 contract from the National Institutes of Health to pursue development of a life-saving, life-changing technology: a vaccine against HIV.

1/15/20

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has begun serving her two-year term as chair of the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

1/13/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine, is leading a major initiative addressing health disparities among people living on Buffalo’s East Side.