School News

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).