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Our work gets us noticed: UBMD physicians make headlines for raising the bar on clinical care, leading community health initatives and conducting groundbreaking research, among other accomplishments.

10/19/17

A newly patented technology developed as a collaboration in the departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and Microbiology and Immunology is at the heart of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) grant focused on preventing and treating orthopaedic implant-related infections.

10/19/17

In a segment on Capitol Pressroom, Michael Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about the construction of the school’s new building downtown and the 25 percent increase in enrollment in the school this year to help address the regional and national physician shortage.

10/18/17

On Saturday, Oct. 21, the Human Rights Initiative, a student group based at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is holding “Forensic Evaluation Training for Asylum Seekers.” 

10/12/17

A global study led by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, found a majority of patients with Type 1 diabetes who were treated with dapagliflozin, a Type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant decline in their blood sugar levels.

10/12/17

The Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) and faculty from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS) are leading an effort to combat the opioid crisis throughout the state.

10/7/17

An article in the Buffalo News titled "Doctor Reinforcements" provides an in-depth look at how UB's medical residents and fellows boost health care in Western New York.

10/5/17

Surgical leaders at UB, Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute have been weighing in on the national debate over headwear in the operating room.

10/3/17

What is an academic medical center and why does it matter to Western New York? The UB Alumni Association sponsors a panel discussion and keynote by James Marks, MD, executive vice president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and UB medical school alumnus. 

9/29/17

Researchers in the Department of Medicine have published a study that identifies a new way to predict which patients may be at a higher risk for heart failure after undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR).

9/29/17

Elevated bile acids in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease point to the potential for novel interventions, such as personalized probiotics.