Jacobs School of Medicine

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

As the five counties of Western New York enter Phase Four of reopening Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was again urging the public to keep respecting practices including wearing masks and maintaining physical distancing in order to prevent a new rise in COVID cases. On Monday, she was joined by experts from the Jacobs School of Medicine at the University at Buffalo who also called for continued caution.


For years, UB Chemistry Professor John Richard has studied enzymes. Now, he has a new National Institutes of Health grant for $2 million over five years to continue his research.

Thomas O'Neil-White

Around 900 University at Buffalo students participated in a forum addressing opioid addiction at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on Thursday. The forum has hosted nearly 3,000 students, across 12 different health profession disciplines over its four years.

WNY Vision Walk expands into Vision Fest

Aug 20, 2019
Chris Caya WBFO News

An annual fundraiser for the Foundation Fighting Blindness is expanding. Western New York Vision Walk is now known as WNY VisionFest.

This is a trick question: You are a college student and don't have much money, so you're faced with a choice between keeping your smartphone operating or buying enough food. What's your choice? New University at Buffalo research has the answer.

National Public Radio

Vitamin D might seem like just another chemical on the long list of vitamins on the side of a multi-vitamin bottle. However, as University at Buffalo research suggests, it is a key chemical for living a long life.