Faculty Profiles

Adelaiye-Ogala, Remi

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Epigenetics; Genomics and proteomics; Transcriptomics; Translational Research; Oncology; Preclinical Research
Alevriadou, Barbara Rita

PhD

SUNY Empire Innovation Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiopulmonary physiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction; Research Lab; Vascular Medicine
Alexander, Jessy

PhD

Research Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Gene Expression; Immunology; Metabolism; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology
Armbruster, Chelsie

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ageing; Bacterial Pathogenesis; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Translational Research; Urinary Tract Infection
Auerbach, Anthony

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biophysical Modeling; Chemistry - Inorganic and Physical Chemistry; Drug Discovery; Electrophysiology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Biophysics; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neuroscience; Protein Engineering; Protein Function and Structure
Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Ion Transport; Membrane Biophysics; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease
Bae, Yongho

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell Cycle; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction
Bangs, James

PhD

Grant T. Fisher Professor and Chair of Microbiology & Immunology

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology
Bass, Caroline

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Behavioral pharmacology; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Drug abuse
Bednarek, Daniel

PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE

Professor: Radiology; Neurosurgery

Specialty/Research Focus: Radiological Physics
Beirowski, Bogdan

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Principal Investigator at the Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Bioinformatics; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology
Benedict, Ralph

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Geriatric Psychiatry; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Psychiatry; Psychology
Bhattacharjee, Arin

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Signal Transduction; Pathophysiology
Blader, Ira

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction; Vision science
Blumental-Perry, Anna

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; RNA; Stem Cells; Pulmonary
Bou Ghanem, Elsa

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bacterial Pathogenesis; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis
Buck, Michael

PhD

Professor and Director Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Transcription and Translation
Cain, Michael

MD, FAHA, FACC, FHRS

Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; Internal Medicine
Canty, Jr., John

MD

SUNY Distinguished and Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Imaging; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene Therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Cardiology; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Imaging In Vivo; Implementation Science; Models - cell and animal; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular Imaging Techniques; Pathophysiology; Preclinical MRI; Proteomics; Quantitative Histology; Stem Cells; Team Science; Translational imaging; Translational Research; Translational Research
Ceusters, Werner

MD

Division Chief, Biomedical Ontology

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Neurology; Psychiatry
Clark, Stewart

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral Neuroscience; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Neuroscience
Cohan, Christopher

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Anatomic Pathology
Connell, Terry

PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Adjunct Professor of Oral Biology

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Bacterial Pathogenesis; Allergy and Immunology; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction; Medical Microbiology
Covey, Thomas

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biostatistics; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neurobiology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Psychology
Crane, John

MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Micro & Immunol. and of Pharmacol & Tox.

Specialty/Research Focus: Bacterial Pathogenesis; DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Vitamins and Trace Nutrients; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology; Research Lab
Diaz, Patricia

Professor of Empire Innovation, Director UB Microbiome Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Periodontics Oral Biology Microbiology
Diehl, Alexander

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Bioinformatics; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology
Dietz, David

PhD

Professor; Chair

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Behavioral pharmacology; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Drug abuse; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation
Doyle, Scott

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Biomedical Image Analysis; Biomedical Imaging; Digital Pathology; Image Analysis; Quantitative Histology
Dubocovich, Margarita

PhD, FASPET, FACNP

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology; Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral pharmacology; Circadian Rhythm/Chronobiology; Neuropharmacology; Drug abuse; Signal Transduction
Duffey, Michael

PhD

Professor of Physiology and Biophysics; Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Gastroenterology
Edelman, Arthur

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell Cycle; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cell Metabolism; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation; Oncology
Elkin, Peter

MD, MACP, FACMI, FNYAM

Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics & Professor of Internal Medicine

Epstein, Leonard

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Division Chief, Behavioral Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral Medicine; Pediatrics; Psychology
Estrada, D. Fernando

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Metalloenzymes; Protein Function and Structure; Vitamins and Trace Nutrients
Falls, Zackary

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Artificial Intelligence; Bioinformatics; Biomedical Informatics; Clinical Informatics; Computational Biology; Computational Chemistry; Computational Drug Discovery; Drug Design; Drug Discovery; Proteomics; Translational Research
Farkas, Michael

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; RNA; Stem Cells; Vision science
Feltri, M. Laura

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor, Professor of Biochemistry and Neurology. Acting Director, Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration

Specialty/Research Focus: Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Lysosomal Storage Diseases; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Myelin Diseases; Neurobiology; Neuroscience; Signal Transduction; Transgenic organisms; Neurology
Feng, Jian

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Protein Folding; Signal Transduction; Toxicology; Transcription and Translation; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurology; Pathophysiology
Fliesler, Steven

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor, Vice-Chair and Director of Research

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Transgenic organisms; Vision science
Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Immunology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation; Transgenic organisms
Garrick, Michael

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology
Grant, Thomas

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Computational Drug Discovery; Protein Function and Structure
Gulick, Andrew

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bacterial Pathogenesis; Infectious Disease; Metalloenzymes; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Protein Function and Structure; Structural Biology
Haj-Dahmane, Samir

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autism; Behavioral Neuroscience; Brain Research; Drug Abuse; Electrophysiology; Ethanol Pharmacology; Imaging In Vivo; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Lipid Homeostasis; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurodevelopmental Disorders; Neuropharmacology; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Signal Transduction
Halfon, Marc

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular genetics; Signal Transduction
Hicks, Wesley

MD

Chair - Head and Neck/Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology); Oncology; Plastic Surgery for Head (Ear, Nose,Throat)
Hofmann, Wilma

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Cancer Treatment and Prevention; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Pathophysiology; Protein Function and Structure; Transcription - Gene; Transcription and Translation; Transcription Factors; Pathophysiology
Huang, Taosheng

MD, Ph.D.

Professor and Division Chief, Genetics

Specialty/Research Focus: Genomics and proteomics; Clinical Biochemical Genetics; Clinical Genetics; Clinical Molecular Genetics; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Clinical Research; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Metabolic Disorders; Molecular diagnostics; Pediatric Genetics; Pediatrics
Ignatowski, Tracey

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral pharmacology; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Immunology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction; Neuroimmunology
Ikonomou, Laertis

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oral Biology
Ionita, Ciprian

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biomedical Imaging; Cardiovascular Disease; Image Processing and Analysis; Imaging Informatics; Diagnostic Radiology; Vision science; Neurosurgery; Radiological Physics; Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Jacobs, Amy

PhD

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Protein Function and Structure; Viral Pathogenesis; Virology
Jarvis, James

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pediatric Rheumatology; Pediatrics
Kay, Jason

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Microbiology Oral Biology
Khoury, Thaer

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Anatomic Pathology; Clinical Pathology
Specialty/Research Focus: Periodontics
Kolega, John

Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Graduate Program Director

Specialty/Research Focus: Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Cardiovascular Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease
Kosman, Daniel

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Metalloenzymes; Neurobiology; Protein Function and Structure; Vitamins and Trace Nutrients
Kramer, Jill

Associate professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oral Biology; Oral Pathology
Lang, Jennifer

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells
Leddy, John

MD, FACSM, FACP, FAMSSM

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Concussion; Sports Medicine - Internal Medicine; Sports Medicine
Lee, Techung

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction
Lesse, Alan

MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education; Senior Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis
Li, Jun-Xu

MD, PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral pharmacology; Neurobiology; Drug abuse
Lovell, Jonathan

PhD

SUNY Empire Innovation Associate Professor

Malkowski, Michael

PhD

Professor and Chair

Specialty/Research Focus: Metalloenzymes; Protein Function and Structure
Melendy, Thomas

PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, and Biochemistry

Specialty/Research Focus: DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Drug Discovery; Emergent Pathogens; Genome Integrity; Infectious Disease; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Virology
Meng, Hui

PhD

Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Neurosurgery

Mu, Xiuqian

MD, PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Developmental Biology; Epigenetics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Models - cell and animal; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neuroscience; Progenitor Cells; Retina – retinal disease and therapy; RNA; Stem Cells; Transcription - Gene; Transcription and Translation; Transcription Factors; Transcriptomics; Transgenic organisms; Translation - Protein; Vision science
Murphy, Timothy

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research; Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute; Director, Community Health Equity Research Institute

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Nowak, Norma

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular genetics
O‘Brian, Mark

PhD

Professor and Chair

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Metabolism; Microbial Pathogenesis; Molecular and Cellular Biology
Oh, Kwang

PhD

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Paez, Pablo

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology
Panepinto, John

PhD

Professor, Director of Recruiting and Admissions, Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS)

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; RNA; Signal Transduction
Parashurama, Natesh

PhD

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Park, Jinwoo

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral pharmacology; Metabolism; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction
Park, Yungki

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Neurobiology
Parker, Mark

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; Transgenic organisms; Vision science
Patel, Mulchand

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor,UB Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean for Research & Biomed. Ed.

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Metabolism; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Protein Function and Structure; Transgenic organisms
Patel, Sangita

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cornea & External Eye Disease; Vision science; Ophthalmology
Pili, Roberto

MD

Associate Dean for Cancer Research and Integrative Oncology

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
Pletnikov, Mikhail

M.D. Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Plunkett, Robert

MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurological Surgery; Neurology
Ponticelli, Alfred

PhD

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Education

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; Transcription and Translation
Popescu, Gabriela

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction; Neurodegenerative disorders
Qin, Feng

PhD

Director of Biophysics Graduate Program

Specialty/Research Focus: Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction; Pain Management
Rasmusson, Randall

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biomedical Engineering; Biophysical Modeling; Computational Biology; Drug Development; Drug Discovery; Electrophysiology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Ion Transport; Membrane Biophysics; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Neuroscience; Stem Cells
Read, Laurie

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Eukaryotic Pathogenesis; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure; RNA
Reynolds, Jessica

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Immunology; Infectious Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Viral Pathogenesis; Virology
Rudin, Stephen

PhD, FAAPM, FSPIE, DABR

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Director, Division of Radiation Physics

Specialty/Research Focus: Diagnostic Radiology; Neuroradiology - Radiology; Neurological Surgery; Neuroradiology - Diagnostic Radiology; Pediatric Radiology - Radiological Physics; Radiological Physics; Radiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Ruhl, Stefan

Professor, DDS, PhD

Specialty/Research Focus: Periodontics Operative Dentistry Oral Biology Pediatric Dentistry
Russo, Thomas

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Professor and Chief, Infectious Disease

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis
Sachs, Frederick

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction
Samudrala, Ram

PhD

Professor and Chief, Division of Bioinformatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Artificial Intelligence; Bioinformatics; Biomedical Informatics; Biophysical Modeling; Computational Biology; Computational Chemistry; Computational Drug Discovery; Drug Design; Drug Development; Drug Discovery; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Nanotechnology; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Proteomics; Structural Biology; Translational Research
Sarkar, Debanjan

PhD

Research Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Stem Cells
Scannapieco, Frank

Chair and SUNY Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology, Associate Dean for Faculty and Professional Development

Specialty/Research Focus: Oral Biology Periodontics
Schaner Tooley, Christine

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Ageing; Cell growth, differentiation and development; DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells; Transcription Factors
Schwartz, Diane

MLS

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Schwartz, Stanley

M.D., Ph.D.

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

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Antibody-Drug Conjugates; Asthma; Blood-Brain Barrier and Brain Delivery; Gene Therapy; Immunology; Clinical Research; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Drug Delivery; Drug Design; Drug Formulation; Drug Targeting; Viral Pathogenesis; Virology; HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Immunogenicity; Immunology; Immunotherapy; Monoclonal Antibodies; Nanoparticles; Neuroimmunology; Proteomics; Rhinology; Sinus Disorders; Targeted Drug Delivery
Schweser, Ferdinand

Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering, Radiology Technical Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Specialty/Research Focus: Artificial Intelligence; Ageing; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Imaging; Biomedical Informatics; Biometal Imaging; Anatomy; Biophysical Modeling; Brain Iron Homeostasis; Brain Research; Biomedical Image Analysis; Biomedical Imaging; Biophysics; Biostatistics; Image Processing and Analysis; Imaging Informatics; Inverse Imaging Problems; Clinical Research; Molecular Imaging Techniques; MRI - preclinical; MRI - Ultra-high field; MRI Methodology; Multimodal Imaging Technology; Neuroimaging Analysis; Disease Progression Modeling; Neuroscience; Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; Team Science; Translational imaging; Image Analysis; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – High Resolution; Mathematical Modeling; Metabolic Imaging; Molecular Imaging; Molecular Imaging Techniques; Multiple Sclerosis; Nanoparticles; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Neuroradiology; Nuclear Medicine; Preclinical Research; Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; Radiological Physics; Radiology; Technology; Translational Research; Traumatic Brain Injury
Sharma, Umesh

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiac pharmacology; Drug Development; Gene Expression; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Inflammation; Preclinical MRI; Translational imaging; Internal Medicine; Radiation Oncology
Shen, Roh-Yu

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Behavioral Neuroscience; Brain Research; Drug Abuse; Electrophysiology; Ethanol Pharmacology; Glia - Physiology & Pathophysiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurodevelopmental Disorders; Neuroscience
Shin, Daesung

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation; Transgenic organisms; Neurodegenerative disorders
Shucard, David

PhD, FAASM, FAPA

Professor and Director, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Autoimmune Conditions; Behavioral Neurology; Concussion; Neurobiology; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Sex Differences; Sleep Disorders; Sleep Medicine; Tourette's Syndrome; Traumatic Brain Injury
Shucard, Janet

PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Behavioral Health; Electrophysiology; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Psychology
Siddiqui, Adnan

MD, PhD, FAHA

Vice-Chairman and Professor of Neurosurgery

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurological Surgery; Neuroradiology
Sim, Fraser

PhD

Professor; Neuroscience Program Director

Specialty/Research Focus: Genomics and proteomics; Neurobiology; Neurodegenerative disorders
Sinha, Animesh

MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology

Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Dermatology
Sinha, Satrajit

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology
Stachowiak, Michal

PhD

Professor, Director Molec. and Structural Neurobiol. Gene Therapy Prog. Director Stem Cell SCEF

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Epigenetics; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Genome Integrity; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells; Transcription and Translation
Stavrou, Spyridon

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Transgenic organisms; Viral Pathogenesis; Virology
Stefanovic, Filip

PhD

Teaching Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Suchyna, Thomas

Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biomedical Imaging; Biophysical Modeling; Arrhythmias; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Drug Design; Drug Development; Electrophysiology; Biophysics; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Image Processing and Analysis; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Biophysics; Membrane Proteins; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Imaging Techniques; Drug Design; Drug Transport; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells; Muscle disease; Muscular Dystrophy; Preclinical Research; Pulmonary Disease
Sullivan, John

MD, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Biophysical Modeling; Computational Drug Discovery; Drug Design; Drug Development; Drug Discovery; Electrophysiology; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Imaging In Vivo; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Membrane Biophysics; Metalloenzymes; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Multimodal Imaging Technology; Nanoparticles; Protein Folding; Retina – retinal disease and therapy; RNA; Transcription and Translation; Vision science; Gene Delivery; Gene Therapy; Molecular diagnostics; Neurodegenerative disorders; Ophthalmology; Pathophysiology; Pediatric Ophthalmology; Retina
Sun, Yijun

PhD

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics
Surtees, Jennifer

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Genome Integrity; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Function and Structure
Sutton, Mark

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair; Gene Expression; Genome Integrity; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Protein Function and Structure; Signal Transduction
Szigeti, Kinga

MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of the Alzheimer‘s Disease and Memory Disorders Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Stem Cells; Neurology
Taub, Mary

Ph.D.

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cell Metabolism; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Molecular and Cellular Biology; RNA; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells; Transcription - Gene; Transcription Factors
Thanos, Panayotis

PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Titus, Albert

PhD

Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Tomaszewski, John

MD, MASCP

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Peter A. Nickerson, PhD Professor and Chair of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Anatomic Pathology; Biomedical Image Analysis; Biomedical Imaging; Clinical Pathology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Digital Pathology; Immunopathology; Renal Pathology; Surgical Pathology
Tutino, Vincent

Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Imaging; Aneurysms – Intracranial; Biomedical Imaging; Gene Expression; Gene Sequencing; Cardiovascular Disease; Cerebrovascular (Stroke); Quantitative Histology; RNA; Transcription and Translation; Transcriptomics; Hematology; Hemostasis / Thrombosis; Inflammation; Stroke; Translational Research; Vascular and Interventional Radiology; Vascular Malformations
Visser, Michelle

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oral Biology Microbiology
Wang, Jing

PhD

Teaching Assistant Professor

Weil, Brian

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Cardiac pharmacology; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Inflammation; Pathophysiology; Stem Cells; Translational imaging; Translational Research
Wolfe, Gil

MD, FAAN

Professor and Chairman; Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of Neurology; Univ. at Buffalo Distinguished Professor; Chief of Service for Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurobiology; Muscle disease; Muscular Dystrophy; Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders; Neuropathology; Peripheral neuropathy
Wu, Yun

PhD

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Yacoub, Rabi

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Immunology; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Yan, Zhen

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autism; Behavioral Neuroscience; Brain Research; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Epigenetics; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Neurodevelopmental Disorders; Neuropharmacology; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Schizophrenia; Signal Transduction; Transcriptomics; Translational Research; Neurodegenerative disorders; Pathophysiology
Yao, Rutao

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biomedical Imaging; Molecular Imaging Techniques; Nuclear Medicine
Zhang, Aidong

PhD

Professor and Chair of Computer Science And Engineering

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics
Zhang, Sarah

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Gene Expression; Gene Therapy; Metabolism; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Neurobiology; Protein Folding; Signal Transduction; Vision science; Ophthalmology; Retina
Zivadinov, Robert

MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Developmental Neurology; Neuroimaging Analysis; General Neurology; Neuroradiology - Radiology; Parkinson's; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology