Institute Affiliations

Our education, research and patient care missions are enhanced by partnering with other healthcare providers throughout Western New York in order to expand the frontiers of healthcare and to develop the downtown medical campus.

  • Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions

    CRIA is a national leader in the study of alcohol and substance abuse. Researchers from across disciplines collaborate on work toward addiction etiology, prevention and treatment.

  • Gates Vascular Institute

    This state-of-the art facility features four floors dedicated to comprehensive vascular care, revolutionary neurological procedures and cardiac services unavailable anywhere else in the region. GVI physicians collaborate with scientists in UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, housed on the upper four floors of a combined 10-story building. Together, they are accelerating progress toward medical breakthroughs and innovative treatments.

  • Great Lakes Health System of Western New York

    Great Lakes Health System is a not-for-profit, community-based corporation established in 2008 to provide a new model of health-care delivery for Western New York. The school is a major partner, along with the Kaleida Health System, Erie County Medical Center and the Visiting Nurses Association.

  • Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute

    An independent, not-for-profit biomedical research facility committed to improving human health by conducting basic-science research aimed at determining how disease develops at the molecular level. The institute, whose president is Nobel Laureate Herbert Hauptman, is home to the UB Department of Structural Biology.


    A not-for-profit consortium of regional health care organizations, HEALTHeLINK aims to improve the delivery of care, enhance outcomes and control costs by enabling the secure and meaningful exchange of electronic clinical information.

  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Its campus spans 25 acres on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. For more than a century, physician-scientists at Roswell Park have made fundamental contributions to reduce the cancer burden and to help set the national standards for cancer care, research and education.

  • UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute

    Director: Timothy F. Murphy, MD

    An integrated academic home for UB’s outstanding clinical research and translational science, and the hub of the Buffalo Translational Consortium. The CTSI provides innovative research tools, support, training, resources and coordination.

  • UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

    Executive Director: Norma J. Nowak, PhD

    Home to more than 250 scientists and research staff with physical, biological and computational expertise who are engaged in interdisciplinary translational research collaborations.