Social and Behavorial Research Support Office (BRO)

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The UB Social and Behavorial Research Support Office (BRO) is a centralized resource supporting investigators who conduct studies in non-clinical areas such as social, behavioral and education research. The BRO reports to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

On this page:


  • IRB Protocol Development Assistance (non-clinical studies)
  • Scientific Review Process (non-clinical human research)
  • Human Research Education/Training Presentations


Christian Marks

Director, Social and Behavioral Research Support Program

Research Institute on Addictions Room 302

Phone: (716) 645-6474


Contact Information

Social and Behavorial Research Office

Chris Marks