UBMD physicians are on the cutting-edge of research, leading
investigations that result in major medical devices, novel
therapies and life-changing treatments.
The drug most prescribed to people with relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Trauma-patient evaluation that revolutionized emergency room care in the U.S.
Air sterilization technology that destroys everything from pollen to airborne pathogens.
Discoveries made by UB researchers have fundamentally altered our understanding of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A more precise method for aligning instruments, cutting bone and placing knee implant components.
A UB microbiologist was the first to film a DNA motor protein “unzipping” a double-strand of bacterial DNA in real time.
A UB medical student and professor invented technology used worldwide to increase surgical accuracy while reducing radiation exposure.
Lung surfactant therapy administered to premature babies to assist breathing in the first critical hours after birth.
The first successful implantable pulse generator—and the lithium battery used to extend its longevity.
The first double-S intrauterine contraceptive device, and the standard against which other IUDs came to be compared.
UB researcher developed a technique to treat respiratory distress syndrome in extremely premature infants, increasing their chance of survival.
Infant screening to detect phenylketonuria, a genetic disorder that can cause severe mental retardation.
A medical device that introduces into hospital intensive care units the same powerful and effective method of anesthetizing patients that works so well in the operating room.
One of the world’s first simulators to closely approximate the “touch and feel” of the da Vinci™ robotic surgical system.
An ingestible diagnostic-sensing capsule that measures how the gastrointestinal tract is functioning.
A diet widely prescribed by pediatricians today to counteract childhood obesity.
Seventy-six student-scientists presented projects during the
2017 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum
marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.
Three residents provided presentations concentrating on retinal
diseases and treatment at a symposium sponsored by the Department
of Ophthalmology and the Ross Eye Institute.
Fourteen faculty members with varied research and clinical
expertise have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences over the past several months.
Echocardiography can identify TAVR patients at higher risk for
Even though Buffalo will only see a partial eclipse on Monday,
Aug. 21, people who want to view it must wear eclipse glasses or
they will risk permanent blindness.