Kornel L. Terplan M.D. Lecture Fund

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences assistant professor Jack Tseng working in his Pathology and Anatomical Sciences Lab.

An annual lecture in pathology — named for a longtime chairman of the department — is supported through this fund.

Established in 2000 by the family of Kornel L. Terplan, M.D., this fund provides an annual lecture at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Pathology in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

Kornel L. Terplan, MD. was professor and chairman of the Department of Pathology for nearly thirty years, guiding the department through difficult times prior to and during World War II. His leadership was even more important in the 1950´s when there was considerable change and unprecedented growth in medical schools throughout the country.

One of the leading figures at the UB School of Medicine, Dr. Terplan was known for his energy, enthusiasm, and personal warmth. Dr. Terplan was also an eminent scholar, most notably for his contributions to our understanding of tuberculosis. During his retirement, Dr. Terplan continued to be productive for 25 more years pursuing his lifelong interest in neuropathology.

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News from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

  • Gomez Completes Genomic Analysis of Shiga-Toxin E-Coli

    Oscar G. Gomez, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics and chief of its Division of Infectious Diseases, has completed the genomic analysis of a specific strain of Shiga-toxin E. coli (STEC) that can cause severe disease outbreaks and is increasingly common. 

  • Developing Registries, Guidelines for COVID-19

    Pediatrics researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have called attention to key issues in health care that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light, and they have recommended guidelines for evaluating and treating children infected with COVID-19.

  • Russell Named AAAS Fellow

    Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

  • Students Earn Awards for Academic Excellence

    Thirteen students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements at the University at Buffalo’s 2020 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

  • 39 Inductees Join UB Chapter of AOA Honor Medical Society

    Thirty-four medical students, three residents and two faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

  • Treating Substance Use Disorder During the Pandemic

    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.

  • Murphy Testifies at COVID-19 Health Disparities Hearing

    Timothy F. Murphy, MD, director of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, was invited to testify at a New York State Legislature hearing regarding COVID-19 and health disparities.