Stay in touch with research developments featuring UB CTSI investigators and other newsworthy accomplishments from around the Buffalo Translational Consortium and the national Clinical and Translational Science Award network.

Individuals who have recently attended a workshop, meeting or program in the Clinical and Translational Research Center’s seminar room 5019 may have noticed new signage at the entrance to and inside the room.

Good Clinical Practice and Effective Teaching digital badges will be offered beginning with workshop series this spring. The CTSI digital badges are designed to enhance knowledge and skills related to clinical and translational research. These new digital badges add to the two the CTSI launched last year on Responsible Conduct of Research and Scientific Communication.


The Clinical and Translational Science Award-linked KL2 Mentored Career Development Award (KL2-MCDA) is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) from outstanding junior faculty, and senior fellows transitioning to junior faculty positions to join the 2020 cohort of CTSI Scholars. Selected candidates will receive research mentoring, career and professional development, and partial salary and research support.   


Winners of the Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) 2019 Clinical Research Achievement Awards performed research studies surrounding topics of aerobic exercise recovery in sport-related concussion, mechanistic insights on prostate cancer health disparity in American men, and hospital naloxone treatment for suspected opioid overdose.

The importance of sophisticated imaging technology in medical research is difficult to dispute.
When many people think about scientific research, they often picture a lonely professor with a test tube or in front of his computer. But increasingly, that picture is changing.

The 2019 “Tricks, Treats and Science Discoveries: Free Family Fun and Learning Fair” was a success. Over 260 community members – all clad in their best Halloween costumes – filled the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on Saturday, October 26.


The final workshop of a three-part series, to be held on November 7, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, will focus on Culturally Responsive Research Engaging the LGBTQ Community. A diverse, community-friendly panel will engage the audience in discussion about disparities and perceived barriers to conducting research with this community. Previous sessions have been informative regarding the specific needs of each community as well as the importance of researchers engaging the communities at the start of their research.