Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Sciences

The Department is dedicated to the mission of the University through excellence in teaching, preeminence in scholarship and research, and a commitment to effective leadership in professional service in an inclusive environment. These goals are achieved through: daily contact with professional and graduate students involving didactic lectures, group interactions, and individual mentoring; significant contributions to science through innovative research; and, leadership roles in professional activities within the University, among local and state agencies, and at the National/International level in … continue reading

Graduate Studies


It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Department of Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. With world-class and award-winning researchers, our program has a great deal to offer you! At the Department of Biomedical Sciences, investigators are engaged in research across a variety of fields, including cancer, neurodegenerative disease, exercise, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory and reproductive physiology… continue reading

April 22

Brian Weil, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University at Buffalo
“Novel causes and consequences of cardiomyocyte loss in heart disease”

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March 2021 Publications

  1. RNA-sequencing and behavioral testing reveals inherited physical inactivity co-selects for anxiogenic without altering depressive-like behavior in Wistar rats.
    Kelty TJ, Brown JD, Kerr NR, Roberts MD, Childs TE, Cabrera OH, Manzella FM, Miller DK, Taylor GT, Booth FW.
    Neurosci Lett. 2021 Mar 27:135854. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2021.135854. PMID: 33785378
  2. Reversion inducing cysteine rich protein with Kazal motifs and cardiovascular diseases: The RECKlessness of adverse remodeling.
    Russell JJ, Grisanti LA, Brown SM, Bailey CA, Bender SB, Chandrasekar B.
    Cell Signal. 2021 Mar 27;83:109993. doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2021.109993. PMID: 33781845 Review.
  3. Eupnea and gasping in vivo are facilitated by the activation of 5-HT2A
    Cummings KJ.c
    J Neurophysiol. 2021 Mar 24. doi: 10.1152/jn.00088.2021.
    PMID: 33760672
  4. Developmental exposure to silver nanoparticles leads to long term gut dysbiosis and neurobehavioral alterations.
    Lyu Z, Ghoshdastidar S, Rekha KR, Suresh D, Mao J, Bivens N, Kannan R, Joshi T, Rosenfeld CS, Upendran A.
    Sci Rep. 2021 Mar 22;11(1):6558. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-85919-7.
    PMID: 33753813
  5. The Roles of the Histone Protein Modifier EZH2 in the Uterus and Placenta.
    Mesa AM, Rosenfeld CS, Tuteja G, Medrano TI, Cooke PS.
    Epigenomes. 2020 Sep;4(3):20. doi: 10.3390/epigenomes4030020. Epub 2020 Sep 2.
    PMID: 33732505