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Recent Research Funding

Mark Ehrensberger, PhD, and Emily Brooks, PhD

Mark Ehrensberger, PhD (left) — who’s been funded by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and more — mentors Emily Brooks, PhD.

With strong financial support from a prestigious blend of sources, we’re among the country’s most productive orthopaedics researchers.

Backed by grants from institutes, foundations, societies, programs, pharmaceutical companies and organizations, our faculty members and trainees engage in various areas of research and conduct innovative studies.

We’ve received competitively awarded funding from sources such as:

  • Ralph C. Wilson Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Buffalo Sabres Foundation
  • Robert Rich Family Foundation
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Citrano Laboratories, Inc.
  • New York State Department of Health

Our current funded research efforts include:

Christopher Hamill, MD

  • the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT)titled: "Does the Orientation of the Spine & Sacrum protect the Pelvic Floor". Christopher Hamill (Co-Investigator), Tova Ablove (Principal Investigator), Teresa Danforth (Co-Investigator), Frank Mendel (Co-Investigator). University at Buffalo - IMPACT GRANT. $35,000. 4/1/2014-4/1/2015.

John Leddy, MD

  • Use of Exercise to Reduce Young Adult Marijuana Use: There is an App for That. John Leddy (Co-Investigator). 7/1/2013-6/1/2015.
  • Safety of Treadmill Exercise Testing in Acute Concussion and Recovery. John Leddy (Co-Principal Investigator). Program for Understandign Childhood Concussion and Stroke Foundation. 7/1/2012-12/1/2015.
  • Healthy Ageing Mind. John Leddy (Co-Principal Investigator). The Ralph C. Wilson Foundation. 4/1/2012-3/1/2016.
  • Translating Habituation Research to Interventions for Pediatric Obesity. John Leddy (Co-Investigator), Leonard Epstein (Principal Investigator). NIH NIDDK. $2,910,716. 9/1/2009-8/1/2014.