Recent Publications and Grants

Engaged in diverse basic, translational and clinical research, our faculty routinely publish in prestigious journals and successfully compete for major grants from national funders.

Recent Publications

Research Grants

  • NIH NCATS ASPIRE Design Award. Ram Samudrala (Principal Investigator). NIH. $100,000. 9/1/2019-1/1/2030.
  • NIH NCATS ASPIRE Reduction-to-Practice Award. Ram Samudrala (Co-Principal Investigator). NCATS. $1,220,000. 8/1/2021-1/1/2030.
  • VA Merit Review, 2IO1BX002659, Preventing and Reversing Interstitial Fibrosis in HFpEF. John Canty, Jr. (Principal Investigator). Department of Veterans Affairs. $709,984. 7/1/2020-6/1/2028.
  • NIH/NIAID (Morse) HIV/AIDS Clinical Trial Unit. Andrew Talal (Co-Principal Investigator). 12/1/2013-4/1/2028.
  • Mid-scale RI-2: Compact X-ray Free-Electron Laser Project. Thomas Grant (Co-Investigator). National Science Foundation. $91,000,000. 3/1/2023-2/1/2028.
  • Epigenetics-Based Autism Treatment with Animal Models and Human Stem Cells. Zhen Yan (Principal Investigator). NINDS/NIH. $3,088,565. 2/1/2023-1/1/2028.
  • A Ribozyme Rescue Strategy for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration. John Sullivan (Principal Investigator). VA Central Office. $330,000. 1/1/2025-12/1/2027.
  • 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.
  • NIH Application R01-HD108253-01A1 “The Impact of Hormonal Modulation on Systemic Inflammation and Central Sensitization”. Robert Taylor (Co-Investigator). NICHD. 11/1/2022-12/1/2027.
  • Modulation of oligodendrocyte development by voltage-operated calcium channels. Pablo Paez (Principal Investigator). National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). $1,993,750. 12/1/2021-11/1/2027.
  • Transcriptomic and Circuitry Aberrations in Alzheimer’s Disease. Zhen Yan (Principal Investigator). NIA/NIH. $3,710,395. 12/1/2022-11/1/2027.
  • Exercise Reset: Application of the Buffalo Concussion Protocol for the military. Barry Willer (Co-Principal Investigator). Department of Defence; Defence Health Agency. $7,601,790. 9/1/2022-10/1/2027.
  • Epigenetic Mechanisms That Drive Genetic Risk for Juvenile Arthritis. James Jarvis (Principal Investigator). NIH/NIAMS. $3,047,449. 10/1/2022-9/1/2027.
  • UB Family Medicine Residency Didactic Training in Behavioral Health. Linda Kahn (Co-Investigator). HRSA. $2,500,000. 12/1/2022-9/1/2027.
  • Primary Care Training and Enhancement - Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health. Sarah Abdelsayed (Principal Investigator). Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA). 12/1/2022-9/1/2027.