The school’s associated research centers include:
V. Granger, MD/Uniform Data Systems
Μaintains the world’s largest database for medical
rehabilitation outcomes. Facilities use UDSMR’s measurement
system to document patient functionality during medical
M. Canty, MD/Medicine
Conducts translational research in preclinical models of
ischemic heart disease and pursues parallel patient-oriented
investigation in humans with chronic coronary artery disease.
Offers care for approximately 16,000 patients a year who have
diabetes and other endocrine pathologies, making it the largest
academic diabetic unit in New York.
J. Fliesler, PhD/Ophthalmology
Nationally innovative collaboration among the UB Department of
Ophthalmology, the Elizabeth Pierce Olmsted, MD, Center for the
Visually Impaired and University Ophthalmology Services.
Director: James Nash, BS/Physiology and Biophysics
Supports work on single-molecule kinetic analysis; focuses on
software and algorithms for solving the inverse Markov problem
making use of coarsely and tightly grained algorithms.
L. Glick, MD/Department of Surgery
Provides state-of-the art minimally invasive surgery for infants
and children, teaches pediatric surgeons new techniques for this
method of surgery and conducts research to advance it.
E. Leonard, PhD/Psychiatry
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.
Nelson Hopkins, MD/Neurosurgery
Focuses on image optimization and dose reduction, device
development and hemodynamics in order to better understand the
physiological mechanisms that produce brain aneurysms.
J. Kostyniak, PhD/Pharmacology and Toxicology
Facilitates research; provides occupational and environmental
health and safety training and educational programs; and houses the
Atlantic OSHA Training Center.
F. Murphy, MD/Medicine
An integrated academic home for UB’s outstanding clinical
research and translational science, and the hub of the Buffalo
Translational Consortium. The CTRC provides innovative research
tools, support, training, resources and coordination.
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.
M. Gronostajski, PhD/Biochemistry
This NYSTEM-funded Center is dedicated to promoting and
supporting stem cell research within UB, Western New York and the
Brings together researchers and their students/fellows
interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms of infectious
diseases and host defenses against them.
The first double-S intrauterine contraceptive device, and the standard against which other IUDs came to be compared.
Air sterilization technology that destroys everything from pollen to airborne pathogens.
Infant screening to detect phenylketonuria, a genetic disorder that can cause severe mental retardation.
An ingestible diagnostic-sensing capsule that measures how the gastrointestinal tract is functioning.
Lung surfactant therapy administered to premature babies to assist breathing in the first critical hours after birth.
A diet widely prescribed by pediatricians today to counteract childhood obesity.