Research Centers

Our program’s associated research centers include specialized facilities for basic, translational and clinical research.

7/18/19

Director: Matthew D. Jones, PhD

A state-of-the-art supercomputing facility with high-end visualization laboratories. Provides consulting services including bioinformatics support, scientific and medical visualization, advanced database design and data mining, parallel computing and software engineering.

11/10/17

Director: Vasanth Kumar, MD

Conducts translational research to prevent and treat disorders of pulmonary transition such as birth asphyxia, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) and respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).

10/15/18

Director: John M. Canty, MD

Conducts translational research in preclinical models of ischemic heart disease and pursues parallel patient-oriented investigation in humans with chronic coronary artery disease.

7/18/19

Director: Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD

Contributes to research in three primary areas: etiology, prevention and treatment; social, psychological and neurophysiological aspects of addiction; and health and medical aspects of addiction.

10/15/18

Director: Steven J. Fliesler, PhD

Nationally innovative collaboration among the UB Department of Ophthalmology, the Elizabeth Pierce Olmsted, MD, Center for the Visually Impaired and University Ophthalmology Services.

3/29/19

Director: Timothy F. Murphy, MD

An integrated academic home for UB’s outstanding clinical research and translational science, and the hub of the Buffalo Translational Consortium. The CTSI provides innovative research tools, support, training, resources and coordination.

3/29/19

Executive Director: Norma J. Nowak, PhD

Home to more than 250 scientists and research staff with physical, biological and computational expertise who are engaged in interdisciplinary translational research collaborations.

10/15/18

Director: Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD

This NYSTEM-funded Center is dedicated to promoting and supporting stem cell research within UB, Western New York and the world.

7/19/19

Director: Thomas Melendy, PhD

Brings together researchers and their students/fellows interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms of infectious diseases and host defenses against them.