Our Research

At the Jacobs School, we advance research and discovery to improve health for all. Our multidisciplinary research advances basic and clinical science; we translate those discoveries into clinical care that improves health in our communities. With our eyes on the future, we are increasing the number of students and trainees who pursue careers in research, biomedical science and academic medicine.

Our Research Accomplishments

6/29/20

Sofia Learns About Research,” an activity and coloring book co-authored by Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for research integration, is going virtual.

6/28/20
In support of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and the local chapter, Jacobs School SNMA members and faculty have created a video pledging their sincere determination to acknowledge and address racism as a public health issue and to take action against the deleterious effects of systemic racism on minority populations.
6/26/20

Researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences continue to spearhead a number of projects related to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

6/23/20

Raymond P. Dannenhoffer, PhD, associate dean for support services, has received the inaugural Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) Anatomical Committee Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership.

6/23/20

Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.

6/19/20

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Learning Environment (DIALE) committee is working diligently to address the feedback and suggestions gathered at the town hall meeting, and to address the issues raised in Polity’s Resolution No. 2020-001 and the Recommendations and Action Items document.

6/18/20

The University at Buffalo is joining forces with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and other regional and national health and research leaders to develop blood tests that uncover hidden information in the cells of those exposed to the novel coronavirus to determine which patients will develop severe symptoms.

6/9/20

Trainees, faculty and administrators of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the units in the Academic Health Center (AHC) are responding to the police killing of George Floyd and the international protests it has engendered against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/8/20

Tildabeth Doscher, MD, clinical assistant professor of family medicine, was among the physicians who answered the call of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo when he asked for health care workers to volunteer in New York City during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.

Recent Publications

Recent Research Funding

  • Expanding the toolkit for design of robust phage therapeutic cocktails. Anne Kathryn Kauffman (Principal Investigator), Frank Scannapieco (Co-Investigator). NIH. $438,625. 12/1/2020-11/1/2022.
  • Suramin for Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis. Keith Kirkwood (Co-Principal Investigator). national Institutes of Health. $207,526. 9/1/2020-8/1/2022.
  • MTM 2: Collaborative Research: How does phage life history strategy govern predation in microbiomes?. Anne Kathryn Kauffman (Co-Investigator). NSF. $848,751. 9/1/2020-8/1/2025.
  • Antibody-based therapeutic to target RAGE. Ding Xu (Principal Investigator). Buffalo Innovation Accelerator Fund. $90,000. 9/1/2020-8/1/2021.