Research Networks

We collaborate in research with colleagues across the United States and the globe. We are commited to contributing to emergency medicine research as active participants in multicenter studies.

Emergency Research Network in the Empire State (ERNIES)

We are a member of ERNIES, a collaborative network designed to conduct multi-institution research in New York State. As a member, we contribute research ideas and participate in research lead by other intstitutions.

Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

PECARN is the first federally-funded pediatric emergency medicine research network in the United States.

PECARN conducts high-priority, multi-institutional research on the prevention and management of acute illness and injuries in children and youth of all ages.

PECARN includes seven research nodes that work collaboratively to develop and conduct multi-center projects. Buffalo leads CHaMP, the only EMS focused node of PECARN.

Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN)

SIREN is a clinical trial network funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and the National Center for Advancing Translational Science. Our department serves as a spoke for the SIREN network.

The goal of the network is to improve outcomes for patients with neurological, cardiac, respiratory, and hematologic emergencies by identifying effective treatments given in the earliest stages of care.