News & Events

5/20/20

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers Gabriel Anaya, MD, and Sarah G. Mullin are putting their statistical skills to use in real time in the fight against COVID-19.

5/19/20

Omar S. Alibrahim, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, is a co-author on the international COVID-19 guidelines for patients who will need to go on life support machines during their course of treatment.

5/12/20

The inaugural Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) Conference continued the ongoing effort on evidence-based teaching and learning as the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences plans for a redesigned curriculum format.

5/8/20

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.

4/27/20

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2020 Medical Student Research Forum.

4/14/20
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.
4/8/20

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.

3/23/20

Three Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members wrote a chapter in the book “Neurological Disorders and Imaging Physics, Volume 3: Application to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Alzheimer’s.”

3/11/20

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

3/2/20

Kathleen E. Bethin, MD, PhD, and Lucy D. Mastrandrea, MD, PhD, were local investigators in a successful worldwide clinical trial that confirmed that a fast-acting insulin is safe for children with diabetes mellitus.

2/28/20

Research by lead author Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, has revealed that antiretroviral therapy (ART) given to pregnant mothers with HIV puts their exposed but uninfected babies at risk of adverse cardiac events.

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.