BTC Clinical Research Achievement Awards

BTC Clinical Research Achievement Awards.

The annual Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) Clinical Research Achievement Awards, supported by the UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute, honors the outstanding accomplishments of clinical research in the Buffalo Niagara region.

This annual competition seeks to identify major advances resulting from the region’s investment in research to benefit the health and welfare of our community. The awards honor investigators from the University at Buffalo or Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center serving as first or senior author published or in press in a peer-reviewed journal during the calendar year of the competition.

2018 Top Award winner Jeffrey Lackner, PsyD (center) receives award from Anne Curtis, MD and Timothy Murphy, MD.

2018 Top Award winner Jeffrey Lackner, PsyD (center) receives award from Anne Curtis, MD and Timothy Murphy, MD

Entries should exhibit innovation, creativity and scientific advancement in clinical research. They should contribute to the understanding of human disease and physiology, and demonstrate an impact on the understanding, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of disease.

Eligible submissions are those published or in press in a peer-reviewed journal during the calendar year of the competition. University at Buffalo or Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators must serve as first or senior author, with research performed at a BTC institution.

Awardees will receive an invitation to present at the annual CTSI Forum held in March. The winners may also receive a travel stipend to the ACTS Translational Science meeting.

All nominees are encouraged to enter the Clinical Research Forum’s Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards.

Call for Nominations

Entries for the 2019 BTC Clinical Research Achievement Awards are due by Friday, November 1, 2019. Nomination packets in PDF format can be submitted to erinobyr@buffalo.edu.

Download nomination form here.

Oversight Committee

Member

Title

Institution

Anne B. Curtis, MD (chair)

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Joseph P. Balthasar, PhD[SM1]

Executive Director of Research Initiatives

Office of the Vice President for Research

Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, RN

Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship

School of Nursing

R. Lorraine Collins, PhD

Associate Dean for Research

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD

Professor and Vice Chair for Research

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Anne E. Meyer, PhD

Associate Dean for Research

School of Dental Medicine

James Mohler, MD

Associate Director and Senior Vice President for Translational Research

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Gil I. Wolfe, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

2019 Awardees

Leddy, Chandra, Clemency.

Top Award: John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor of orthopaedics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, “Early Subthreshold Aerobic Exercise for Sport-Related Concussion: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Finalist: Dhyan Chandra, PhD, associate professor of oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, “Cytochrome c Deficiency Confers Apoptosome and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in African-American Men with Prostate Cancer

Finalist: Brian Clemency, DO, associate professor of emergency medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, “Hospital Observation Upon Reversal (HOUR) With Naloxone: A Prospective Clinical Prediction Rule Validation Study

2018 Awardees

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Top Award: Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, professor of medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, "Improvement in Gastrointestinal Symptoms After Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Refractory Irritable Bowel Syndrome"

Finalist: Michael J. LaMonte, PhD, MPH, associate professor of epidemiology and environmental health in UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions, "Physical Activity and Incidence of Heart Failure in Postmenopausal Women"

Finalist: Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, "Efficacy and Safety of Dapaglifloxin in Patients with Inadequately Controlled Type 1 Diabetes: The DEPICT-1 52-week Study"

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2017 Awardees

Talal and Rychtarik.

2016 Awardees

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Top Award: Gil I. Wolfe, MD, professor and chair, Department of Neurology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, “Randomized Trial of Thymectomy in Myasthenia Gravis

Finalist: Sebastian G. Ciancio, DDS, Distinguished Service Professor and chair, Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, “Comparison of 3 intranasal mists for anesthetizing maxillary teeth in adults: A randomized, double-masked, multicenter phase 3 clinical trial

Finalist: Rina Das Eiden, PhD, senior research scientist, Research Institute on Addictions, “Developmental cascade model for adolescent substance use from infancy to late adolescence

Finalist: Timothy F. Murphy, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and director of UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, “Effect of Fluoroquinolones and Macrolides on Eradication and Resistance of Haemophilus influenzae in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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