News and Announcements

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Two University at Buffalo Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students have been chosen as the 2020 ASCEND Trial Healthcare Recruiting Scholarship recipients.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Joseph Balthasar, PhD, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has been selected to receive the 2020 University at Buffalo (UB) Exceptional Scholar Sustained Achievement Award.

Researchers from UB and the Catholic University of Uruguay found an average of 13 pollutants in each silicone wristband collected in a study on chemical exposure among a small group of Uruguayan children.

Javier G. Blanco, Clin. Biochem., PhD, professor, pharmaceutical sciences, has accepted an invitation to serve in the Cardiac Contractility, Hypertrophy, and Failure Study Section (CCHF), Center for Scientific Review, for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has made 2020 K Scholar Program awards to faculty from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and UB whose research interests range from breast cancer disparities to dental and craniofacial development.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new study funded by the Multiple Sclerosis Research Program of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command will explore the role of metabolic pathways on the progression of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis (MS).
BUFFALO, N.Y.—The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is committed to the establishment of a learning environment that embraces diversity, inclusiveness, equity and respect for all persons. 
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has partnered with FeedMore Western New York to distribute drug disposal pouches to senior citizens in the community.
For three days this July, students from middle schools, high schools and colleges around the world will get a glimpse of the pharmacy profession at the fifth annual UB Pharmacy Summer Institute.
Donald Mager, BS ’91, PharmD ’00 & PhD ’02, professor and vice-chair, pharmaceutical sciences, has been elected president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) for 2020-2022.

The UB Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences will lead the investigation of COVID-19 rapid antibody testing and quantitative antibody testing at several locations, including Western New York.

As a community of students, educators, scientists, staff members and healthcare providers committed to improving human health by all measures, we are outraged by the brutal death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, in Minneapolis last week. We share the tremendous pain, grief and anger in our community.
Joseph Balthasar, BS '91 & PhD '96, professor, pharmaceutical sciences, has received a new $1.8 million R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop strategies to improve the safety and efficacy of anti-cancer antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Brian Tsuji, professor of pharmacy practice and associate dean for clinical and translational sciences, is the recipient of a 2020 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities.