Our faculty secure major research grants from various National Institutes of Health as well as private sources.
Caroline Bass, PhD
Role of inhibitory GABA Projections from the Ventral Tegmental Area in Motivation Learning. Caroline Bass (Principal Investigator). Whitehall Foundation. $225,000. 1/1/2018-12/1/2020.
Targeted chemogenetic stimulation of rat VTA GABA neurons in cocaine extinction and reinstatement. Caroline Bass (Principal Investigator). National Institute on Drug Abuse. $413,625. 9/1/2017-8/1/2019.
Clinical and Translational Science Award (KL2): Mentored Career Development Award. Margarita Dubocovich (Principal Investigator). NCATS. $1,818,928. 8/1/2015-3/1/2019.
Clinical and Translational Science Award: Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center. Margarita Dubocovich (Co-Investigator), Gene Morse (Co-Investigator), Timothy Murphy (Principal Investigator), Barry Smith (Co-Investigator). National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. $13,151,902. 8/1/2015-3/1/2019.
iSEED – Institute of Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity. Margarita Dubocovich (Co-Principal Investigator). UB Office of the Provost-3E Fund. 6/1/2013-5/1/2019.
Voltage-gated calcium channels in reactive astrocytes, a possible therapeutic target to reduce brain inflammation and promote remyelination in MS. Pablo Paez (Principal Investigator). National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $507,000. 4/1/2019-3/1/2022.
Modulation of oligodendrocyte development by voltage-operated calcium channels. Pablo Paez (Principal Investigator). NIH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. $1,742,160. 6/1/2013-5/1/2019.