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
  • Exercise Reset for Concussion - Modifying the Buffalo Concussion Protocol for Application in a Military Environment. John Leddy (Principal Investigator). Department of Defense (CDMRP). 1/1/2023-12/1/2027.
  • Exercise Reset for Concussion- Modifying the Buffalo Concussion Protocol for Application in a Military Environment. M. Nadir Haider (Co-Investigator). Department of Defense. 9/1/2022-8/1/2027.
  • Treatment Optimization of Brain-injured injured Warfighters: A Prescribed Sub-symptom Exercise Treatment (TOBI-SET). John Leddy (Co-Investigator). DoD CDMRP. $3,000,000. 9/1/2022-8/1/2026.
  • TRANSCENDENT - Transforming Research by Assessing Neuroinformatics across the Spectrum of Concussion by Embedding iNterdisciplinary Data-collection to Enable Novel Treatments. John Leddy (Co-Principal Investigator). Ontario Brain Institute (OBI). $3,907,602. 10/1/2023-3/1/2026.
  • Feasibility of Aerobic Exercise for Recovery from Work-related Concussion. John Leddy (Co-Investigator). NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Science Award. $42,161. 1/1/2024-12/1/2024.
  • OREF/ASES/Rockwood Clinical Shoulder Research Grant. “Optimizing Antibiotic-Cement Efficacy in Peri Prosthetic Shoulder Infection.”. Matthew DiPaola (Principal Investigator). Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation. 4/1/2023-4/1/2024.
  • Refinement of a rapid saliva miRNA diagnostic test for concussion. John Leddy (Principal Investigator). NINDS/NIH National Institutes of Neurological Diseases and Stroke Small Business Technology Transfer program (STTR). 9/1/2021-8/1/2023.
  • Exercise Therapy for mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCS) across the lifespan. John Leddy (Consultant). National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia). 6/1/2021-5/1/2023.
  • Assessing Epigenetic and Protein Biomarkers During Recovery from Concussion. John Leddy (Co-Investigator). UB Clinical and Translational Science (CTSA). 1/1/2022-12/1/2022.
  • ASES- PJI Grant. Thomas Duquin (Co-Investigator). American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. 5/9/2022-5/9/2022.
  • Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder: Porous Augmented Glenoid Baseplate Post-Market Clinical Follow-up Study. Thomas Duquin (Principal Investigator). 5/9/2022-5/9/2022.
  • Comprehensive Alliance Glenoid Post-Market Study. Thomas Duquin (Principal Investigator). 5/9/2022-5/9/2022.
  • ROSA Retrospective Study. Thomas Duquin (Principal Investigator). 5/9/2022-5/9/2022.
  • Electrical Stimulation for Infection Control of the Skin-Implant Interface of Osseointegrated Prostheses. Thomas Duquin (Co-Investigator). 5/9/2022-5/9/2022.
  • Stryker PKR longitudinal study. Sridhar Rachala (Principal Investigator). Stryker orthopaedics. 5/1/2017-5/1/2022.
  • Serum metal ion concentrations in total shoulder arthroplasty. Robert Ablove (Co-Principal Investigator). ecmc/lifeline. $25,000. 4/26/2022-4/26/2022.
  • Electrical Stimulation for Infection Control and Enhanced Osseointegration. Matthew DiPaola (Co-Investigator). Department of Defense. 3/1/2022-3/1/2022.
  • Physiological mechanisms of a biomarker of recovery from concussion. John Leddy (Principal Investigator). NIH/NINDS ROI. 2/1/2016-3/1/2022.
  • Treatment of Meniscal Problems in Osteoarthritis. John Leddy (Co-Investigator). Brigham and Women's Hospital. 5/1/2017-3/1/2022.
  • Pain sensitization in a trial of physical therapy for osteoarthritis and meniscal tear. John Leddy (Co-Investigator). Harvard University (NIH Subcontract). 7/1/2019-6/1/2021.