UB is the state's largest and most comprehensive public university, offering many and diverse opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), it stands among the nation's leading research-intensive public universities.
Buffalo, NY 14228-2567
The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF) is a nonprofit corporation used to administer projects sponsored by agencies of the state, federal or foreign governments.
* Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agencies include The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Community Living (ACL), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has approved UB's application for a Federalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Research Subjects effective July 22, 2005. The FWA replaces its predecessor, Multiple Project Assurance (M-1270).
Below are numerical designations assigned by OHRP to various components of our Human Research Subjects Protection Program:
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC):