2024 Pilot Studies Awarded

Awardees

BTC Institution

Title of Project

Anthony Dakwar, MD

Gal Shafirstein, DSc

Alan Hutson, PhD

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Image Guided Surgery Followed by Intraoperative Photodynamic Therapy for Improving Local Tumor Control in Patients With Loco-regionally Advanced or Recurrent Colorectal Cancer Undergoing Surgery

Scott Doyle, PhD

Margaret Brandwein-Weber,

MD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Initiative for Private and Secure Collaborative AI Training in Computational Pathology

Ciprian Ionita, PhD

Albert Titus, PhD

Jason Davies, MD, PhD

Filip Stefanovic, PhD

Jihnhee Yu, PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Professions

 

AHEAD — Acoustic Hemodynamic Examination Through AI Diagnosis

Amy Jacobs, PhD

Brahm Segal, MD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Nanofusion Machines for Direct Cytosolic Delivery and Tumor Penetration

Dejan Jakimovski, MD, PhD

Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD

Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD

Ralph Benedict, PhD

Ferdinand Schweser, PhD

Michael Dwyer, PhD

Niels Bergsland, PhD

Penny Pennington, MAS

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Understanding the Cortical Inflammatory and Neurodegenerative Changes in Underserved People With Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Cross-sectional Case-controlled Study

Jessica Martinolich, MD

Ekaterina Noyes, PhD, MPH

Bonnie Vest, PhD

Ajay Myneni, PhD

Eylon Arbel

Steven Schwaitzberg, MD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Impact of the Increase in Availability of Ambulatory Surgery on Treatment Decision Making: A Mixed Methods Study

Jacob McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD

Christopher Stavisky, PhD

Mohammad Nadir Haider, MD,

PhD

Jeffrey Miecznikowski, PhD

Haley Chizuk, PhD, MS

John Leddy, MD

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Feasibility of Aerobic Exercise for Recovery From Work-related Concussion

Pauline Mendola, PhD

Thaddeus Waters, MD

Ekaterina Noyes, PhD, MPH

Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter, PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Feasibility of Reducing Postpartum Mortality Among Rural Patients: Use of Remote and Community-based Interventions

Ferdinand Schweser, PhD

Scott Doyle, PhD

Simon Hametner, MD, PhD

Stuart Inglis, PhD

Olga Pletnikova, MD

Suyog Pol, PhD

Murali Ramanathan, PhD

Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Buffalo Bioimaging Brain Bank for Neurological Disorders (B4ND)

Darryl Somayaji, PhD, MSN, CNS, RN, CCRC

Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter, PhD

Ranjit Singh, MBBChir, MBA

Patrick Glasgow, MD

Ekaterina Noyes, PhD, MPH

Gregory Wilding, PhD

School of Nursing

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Increasing Lung Cancer Screening: An Urban Primary Care Primary Care Health Center Approach

Robert Straubinger, PhD

Michael Feigin, PhD

Donald Mager, PhD

Jun Qu, PhD

Wen Wee Ma, MD

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Immune Priming Strategy to Improve Delivery and Efficacy of Immunotherapeutics in Pancreatic Cancer

Michelle Visser, PhD

Jennifer Lang, MD

Patricia Diaz, DDS, PhD

B. Rita Alevriadou, PhD

School of Dental Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The Missing Link: Elucidating the Role of Periodontitis-derived Extracellular Vesicles As Mediators of Cardiovascular Disease

Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD

Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD

Ralph Benedict, PhD

Murali Ramanathan, PhD

Michael Dwyer, PhD

Ferdinand Schweser, PhD

Niels Bergsland, PhD

Dejan Jakimovski, MD, PhD

Svetlana Eckert, MD

David Hojnacki, MD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Metformin As an Add-on or Monotherapy in Treatment of Aging People With Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Randomized, Placebo-controlled Pilot Study