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12/11/18

The Hepatology Clinic at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), under the direction of a faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been awarded a New York State Department of Health Commisssioner’s Special Recognition Award.

12/11/18

Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of the UB Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions (CRIA), and Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics, have been awarded a two-year, $386,013 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to assess what risks may occur for people with alcohol use disorder (AUD) who use prescription painkillers.

12/7/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is using a New York State Department of Health grant to support the expansion of primary care residency and medical student training in ambulatory settings throughout Western New York.

12/4/18
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Nearly twice as many students from underrepresented groups enrolled in the class of 2022 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo than in the previous year.
12/3/18

An innovative, cost-effective program at more than a dozen hospitals in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment at a community clinic, all within about 48 hours.

11/28/18

A University at Buffalo ophthalmology researcher has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to better understand a rare cause of blindness that strikes young children.

 

11/27/18
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The unconfirmed story of genetically modified humans being developed in China is a source of concern for biologists and bioethicists around the world, a University at Buffalo genetics expert said.  
11/20/18

Interprofessional collaboration is a key component in addressing the nation’s opioid epidemic, students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and other UB schools were told during the third annual forum on the topic.

11/19/18

The recipients of this year’s Dean’s and Nader Research Fellowships have a wide range of research interests and knowledge.

11/16/18

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