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Stanley                        Schwartz

Stanley A. Schwartz MD, PhD

Department of Medicine

Distinguished Professor, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology; Division Chief, Allergy-Immunology-Rheumatology

Specialty/Research Focus

Allergy and Immunology; Immunology; Proteins and metalloenzymes; RNA


Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Clinical Immunology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1976)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1974)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1973)
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1972)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology, University of California, San Diego (1969)
  • PhD, Cellular Biology, University of California, San Diego (1968)
  • MS, Microbiology, Rutgers University (1965)
  • AB, Biological Sciences, Rutgers College, Henry Rutgers Scholar (1963)
  • Physician, Medicine, VA of Western NY (1996-present)
  • Physician, Erie County Medical Center (1996-present)
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1994-present)
  • Physician, Medicine, Kaleida Health Systems (1992-present)
  • Professor of Medicine, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1992-present)
  • Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1994–2015)
  • Professor of Epidemiology, The University of Michigan (1984–1992)
  • Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology, Pediatrics, The University of Michigan, The University of Michigan (1978–1992)
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Cornell University Medical College (1977–1978)
Awards and Honors:
  • Stockton Kimball Award (2003)
  • Sustained Academic Achievement Award (2002)
  • Listed in Best Doctors in the U.S.®
  • Listed in Guide to America’s Top Physicians, Consumers’ Research Council
  • NIH Research Career Development Award
  • Meller Award for Outstanding Research (Memorial Sloan-Kettering)
  • Clinical Research Fellowship (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
  • American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Scholarship (Albert Einstein College)
  • UB Distinguished Professor

Research Expertise:
  • Allergy and Immunology: Asthma, allergic rhinitis, urticaria, atopic dermatitis, cutaneous vasculitis, primary immunodeficiency, hereditary angioedema
  • Immunology: Pathogenesis of HIV Encephalopathy Role of Angiogenesis in Cancer Mechanisms of Airway Remodeling in Asthma
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • July 2009–June 2011
    Integration of Clinical, Genomic and Proteomic Data using Bioinformatic Approach
    National Institute of Health
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • July 1999–June 2009
    Cocaine in the Immuno- and Neuropathogenesis of HIV Infections
    NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • August 2006
    Endowment for the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatolgoy
    Kaleida Health Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2001
    Development of a Center of Excellence in Tumor Immunology: Regulation of Angiogenesis in Prostate Cancer
    Margaret Duffy and Robert Cameron Troup Memorial Fund
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • Method of Using Gold Nonorods-SiRNA Complexes #8, 035, 016 (2011)

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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Mahajan SD, Aalinkeel R, Reynolds JL, Nair BB, Mammen MJ, Dai L, Prasad PN, Schwartz SA. Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases. Nanotherapeutic Approach to Targeting HIV-1 in the CNS: Role of Tight Junction Permeability and Blood. 2015.
  • Kumar M.N., El Solh AA, Nair M.P.N., Schwartz SA, Lwebuga-Mukasa JS. Induction of protooncogenes and apoptosis in uninfected lung alveolar epithelial cells by HIV-1 derived peptides. (abstract). Great Lakes Lung Conference, Ontario, Canada.. 1995.
  • Kumar, N.M., El Solh AA, Schwartz SA, Lwebuga-Mukasa JS. HIV-1 TAT and GP120-derived peptides modulate rat lung alveolar epithelial cell protooncogenes, and cytokine gene expression. (Abstract). Great Lakes Lung Conference, Ontario, Canada. 1994.
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Professional Memberships:
  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Pediatric Society
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Buffalo Collegium of Immunology (Secretary 2004-present)
  • Chilean Society for Allergy and Immunology, Honorary Member
  • Indian Society for Immunology
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • Buffalo Allergy Society
  • Buffalo Academy of Medicine (Past President)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
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Contact Information

Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street, B813
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-859-2985
Fax: 716-859-1471

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