Executive director Peter Winkelstein, MD, and his team at UB’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics, are analyzing COVID-19 hospitalization data every day and sharing their conclusions weekly with the Erie County Department of Health (DOH) and the local hospital systems’ medical leadership.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is participating in a national effort being coordinated by the Mayo Clinic to collect convalescent plasma as a possible therapy for COVID-19 patients.
With COVID-19 tests and testing materials in short supply across the nation, researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have joined together to help compensate for the shortage.
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers are seeking to improve understanding of the glial maintenance and support of axons — the very long cellular projections of neurons relaying electrical and biochemical signals in nerves and white-matter tracts of the nervous system.
Health officials around the world agree that the vast majority of children have avoided the global scourge of COVID-19. But the pandemic’s social and economic consequences have already begun to affect the most vulnerable children — those with disabilities.
With the COVID-19 pandemic halting normal life across Western New York, students and residents from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have been delivering meals to food-insecure children in the Buffalo public school district.
Mark D. Hicar, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics, is leading a clinical study that investigates why the novel coronavirus is so potentially devastating for adults but well tolerated in most children.
Thanks to the fast action of two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members, Kaleida Health Laboratories will have two more crucial tools to help it fight the COVID-19 crisis in Erie County.
Researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have published a study detailing patterns of brain atrophy for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurological diseases who are now living longer.
Postponing spring holiday family gatherings this year due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic may be the best option, suggests Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of infectious diseases.
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, has co-authored international guidelines — jointly published in Critical Care Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine — for the management of critically ill adults with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has transitioned to a distance learning model for student instruction to reduce density in the campus environment.