Thomas Langan, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Univ. at Buffalo/SUNY, has received several recent honors. In December 2018, Dr. Langan became a member of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, a nominated post. In October 2018, he received a commendation for years of service to the Newborn Screening Tranlational Research Network. He is also serving as co-chair of the research network’s Clinical Integration Group which reviews the status of newborn screening operations in the United States. Dr. Langan studies clinical manifestations and treatment of inherited leukodystrophies through the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute.
The Dept. of Neurology at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/SUNY has helped the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus earn the highest level certifications for its comprehensive stroke and epilepsy care programs. Det Norske Veritas (DNV) once again awarded Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute with Comprehensive Stroke Center designation. This is the sixth year in a row that the system has received this highest level ranking.
The National Association of Epilepsy Centers once again recognized the epilepsy program with level IV accreditation, reflective of the highest level of clinical expertise in epilepsy monitoring, pre-surgical evaluations, and surgical and other interventions to manage refractory seizures. Arie Weinstock, MD, Professor of Neurology, serves as director of the epilepsy section, and Robert Sawyer, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, directs the department’s stroke program.