Recent Research Funding

Carla Frederick, MD, with a patient in a clinical trial.

Carla A. Frederick, MD, conducts research with patients in international clinical trials. Gilead Sciences Inc., the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and others have provided funding.

Research by members of our division is strongly supported by extramural and intramural funding.

We are backed by competitively awarded funding from sources including:

  • National Institutes of Health
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • New York state 

Our fellows have received prestigious awards, including the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Physician Sleep Scientist Training Award.

Our division’s research is also supported by various pharmaceutical companies. Our pharmaceutical funding support goes toward investigator-initiated single-center studies and multi-center clinical trials. 

Additionally, our newly hired faculty members receive research support from the university.

Our funded research efforts include:

  • Effectiveness of Combining Behavioral and Pharmacologic Therapy for Complex Insomnia in Veterans With PTSD (PRECEPT-D).Ali El Solh (Principal Investigator). US Department of Veterans Affairs. 5/1/2019-5/1/2024.
  • The Network Biology of Pathogen-Host Interactions Driving Exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).Manoj Mammen (Co-Investigator). Department of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. $1,057,527. 10/1/2020-8/1/2022.
  • Impact of Advanced Therapy on Mental Health in Cystic Fibrosis (CF).Carla Frederick (Co-Investigator), Danielle Goetz (Co-Investigator). University at Buffalo Office of Research and Economic Development. $25,000. 9/1/2020-8/1/2021.
  • UB CAT: Circuit Clinical Data Collection and Analytics Systems, phase II.Manoj Mammen (Principal Investigator). UB CAT. $197,563. 7/1/2018-6/1/2019.
  • UB Genome, Environment, and Microbiome Community of Excellence (GEM) pilot study grant:The Airway Microbiome and Lung cancer in a COPD cohort.Manoj Mammen (Principal Investigator). University at Buffalo. $20,000. 7/1/2016-6/1/2019.
  • CTSI Pilot Study: Linking New York State Databases to Identify Risk Factors and Gaps in care for rural and urban health disparities in lung cancer.Manoj Mammen (Co-Investigator). CTSI. $50,000. 5/1/2018-4/1/2019.
  • Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA).John Canty, Jr. (Co-Principal Investigator), Margarita Dubocovich (Principal Investigator), Peter Elkin (Co-Investigator), Leonard Epstein (Co-Investigator), Steven Fliesler (Co-Investigator), Gene Morse (Co-Investigator), Sanjay Sethi (Co-Investigator), Laurene Tumiel Berhalter (Co-Investigator). National Institutes of Health. $16,000,000. 1/1/2016-1/1/2019.
  • UB CAT: Circuit Clinical Data Collection and Analytics Systems.Manoj Mammen (Principal Investigator). UB CAT. $486,184. 11/1/2017-10/1/2018.
  • Success with Therapies Research Consortium.Carla Frederick (Principal Investigator). Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. $108,000. 8/1/2014-7/1/2018.