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Medical students using VR
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Students at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences this summer are among the first to use a new technology to explore the human body.

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With modern medicine creating drugs that can be misused for addiction, and opioid drugs for medical care sometimes leading to addiction, many health-related professions are looking hard at prescriptions, prescribing practices and education.

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New York’s first program designed to diversify the state’s physician workforce is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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The University at Buffalo's new downtown medical school will be named after the Jacobs family. Jeremy Jacobs on Monday delivered a $30 million gift to UB.

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The University at Buffalo's goal of building a new medical school downtown is one step closer to reality. UB announced Wednesday it has received a $5 million gift from the Oishei Foundation.

UB names design team for medical school

May 17, 2012

University at Buffalo officials have selected the architects from HOK to lead the design of its downtown medical school.The $375 million project will be the latest addition to the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Four design concepts proposed for the 500,000 square foot structure will be on display at the Darwin Martin House for the next week before they're moved to the Central Library in Downtown Buffalo.

The project is expected to break ground in the Fall of 2013.

HOK is considered one of the world's leading architectural firms.