Our Vision


The vision for the UB CTSI is to improve health and reduce health disparities in our community.

CTSI cores and services

Principal investigators and research coordinators in any BTC institution have access to the services and resources provided by the CTSI cores via a convenient and easy-to-use CTSI service request portal.

The CTSI has 11 cores that provide faculty and trainees with comprehensive, broad-based support for clinical and translational research projects.

  • BERD (Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design)
  • Clinical Research Office
  • Community Engagement
  • Drug Development
  • Imaging
  • Informatics
  • Laboratory Facilities
  • Pilot Studies
  • Recruitment and Special Populations
  • Team Science
  • Workforce Development

Clinical and translational researchers come to the CTSI for help preparing grant applications, designing and conducting clinical studies, maintaining regulatory compliance and budgets, making contacts for productive team science, interpreting statistics, accessing and incorporating bioinformatics data into their research, conducting drug development trials, advanced CT and MRI imaging, and for learning innovative patient recruitment strategies.

One of more than 50 regional CTSA hubs

The Buffalo CTSI engages with the community of Western New York to advance clinical and translational research to improve the health of everyone who lives here, and we partner with the national CTSA consortium to advance the goals of translational science for all humanity, helping to turn today’s science into tomorrow’s treatments.