Facts at a Glance

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·         Hunter James Kelly Research Institute, 2008

Director: Lawrence Wrabetz, MD

HJKRI UB Faculty: 5 Basic Research (L. Wrabetz; M. L. Feltri; P. Paez; Y. Park; B. Beirowski) + 1 Clinical Research (T. Langan)

Current HJKRI Staff: 45

HJKRI Laboratories: 5 

HJKRI affiliation with UB Degrees and Programs:

·         Biomedical Sciences undergraduate majors

·         Biochemistry undergraduate major

·         Pharmacology and Toxicology undergraduate major

·         Biotechnology undergraduate major

·         Pre-health program

·         Honors College Program

·         Master’s programs in Biomedical Sciences

·         PhD programs in Biomedical Sciences

·         MD program

·         Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

·         Graduate program in Neuroscience

·         Graduate program in Biochemistry

·         Graduate program in Pharmacology and Toxicology

·         Graduate program in Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics

·         Continuing Medical Education

·         Postdoctoral programs

·         Dual-degree programs

UB JSMBS Student Body

  • 140 students per year for medical school (MDs)
  • 28 MD/PhD students
  • 445 undergraduates
  • 65 master’s-degree students
  • 110 PhD students
  • 800 residents