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Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Home of the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc.

In 2001, leading clinical, research and medical educational institutions came together in partnership with the City of Buffalo, the County of Eri, and the Allentown and Fruit Belt neighborhoods to form the BNMC, Inc. This not-for-profit development agency created a master plan for the development of a world-class medical campus in downtown Buffalo, and continues to coordinate planning and development for the 120-acre footprint. The BNMC facilitates collaborates, addresses shared concerns and fosters an environment for active living.

Buffalo General Hospital/Kaleida Health

Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services by expert, compassionate healthcare professionals. Kaleida is headquartered at 100 High Street, the site of Buffalo General Hospital. Founded in 1855, BGH is a 511-bed acute care medical center with a wide spectrum of clinical inpatient departments and outpatient services. Its specialized programs include cardiac and orthopedic surgery; urology; psychiatry; dialysis; gastroenterology; cardiac rehabilitation; rehabilitation medicine; kidney and pancreas transplantation; neurology and neurosurgery.

Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center

The Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center provides comprehensive treatment for adults and children with speech-language and hearing impairments by integrating state-of-the-art technology with diversity, respect, integrity, positive relationships, compassion and teamwork.

Buffalo Medical Group P.C.

Founded in 1946, the BMG is among the oldest and largest multi-specialty physican group practices in New York State with more than 110 specialists and sub-specialists. Together with a team of nurses, therapists, other health care professional and support staff, BMG is dedicated to delivering a comprehensive range of diagnostic and treatment services in a compassionate and comfortable environment.

Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute

HWI is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research facility where, for half a century, scientists have been committed to improving human health through molecular study of the causes and potential cures of many diseases. Buffalo's Nobel Laureate Herbert Hauptman continues to work with HWI scientists with specialities in molecular biology, biochemistry and crystallography.

Olmsted Center for Sight

Since 1907, the Olmsted Center for Sight (formerly the Blind Association of Western New York) has been a leader in quality services for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Located at 1170 Main Street in downtown Buffalo, the Olmsted Center offers services to the blind and visually impaired population throughout Western New York in a client's home, school or place of business. The University at Buffalo's Ira G. Ross Eye Institute, adjacent to the Olmsted Center at 1176 Main Street, is a collaboration of the Department of Ophthalmology in UB's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Olmsted Center Sight and University Ophthalmology Services.The Institute is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with diseases of the eye and the vision system. Patient care and training of physicians take place at 1176 Main St. where work is overseen by faculty in the university's Department of Ophthalmology. These faculty members constitute University Ophthalmology Services, a practice plan that is part of UBMD.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

RPCI is America's first cancer center, founded in 1898 by Dr. Roswell Park. It is the only Upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Center designation of “comprehensive cancer center” and to serve as a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Over its long history, RPCI has made fundamental contributions to reducing the cancer burden and has successfully maintained an exemplary leadership role in setting the national standards for cancer care, research and education. The RPCI campus spans 25 acres on the medical campus and consists of 15 buildings with about one million square feet of space.

The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care

In June 2008, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care becoming a member of the corporation. One of the oldest hospices in the U.S., Hospice Buffalo marked its 30th anniversary in 2008 and operates the first freestanding hospice inpatient unit in New York State and the first inner city church partnership with the St. John Baptist/Hospice Buffalo House in the Fruit Belt neighborhood.

University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo, with 12 professional schools and three arts and sciences faculties, has the academic contours of an eastern private university built on the scale of a mid-sized public institution. As the largest public university in New York and New England, with the largest faculty offering the largest number of degree programs, with the most extensive international programs and graduating the largest number of degree candidates each year, the University at Buffalo is New York’s major university.

Upstate New York Transplant Services

Established in 1981, UNYTS is among the leading procurement organizations in the United States, and is one of the only eight centers nationwide to house laboratory services and organ, tissue and eye procurement in one location. The first organization of its kind nationwide, UNYTS operates as a nonprofit organization serving the eight counties of Western New York and works to assist donor families, coordinate the donation process and increase knowledge and awareness within the community regarding transplantation.

Public/private life sciences and biotech companies located on the medical campus may be found at www.bnmc.org.

About Us

UB’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) is a long-standing national leader in the study of alcohol and substance abuse. For more than 40 years, RIA has conducted groundbreaking research on significant addiction issues, including:

Part of UB’s Downtown Campus, RIA is a key contributor to UB’s reputation for research excellence and a proud member of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 

Contact Us

Research Institute on Addictions
1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Telephone: 716-887-2566
Fax: 716-887-2252
webmaster@ria.buffalo.edu