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Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program

Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Click here for Requests for Proposals for Pilot Studies awards.

Click here for a program overview and tips for filing a successful application.

Goals of Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program

  1. Support pilot studies to develop innovative methods and technologies to solve clinical and translational research problems.
  2. Foster cross-disciplinary collaborations and mentoring relationships.
  3. Create a context for innovation in clinical and translational science in the BTC.


Steven J. Fliesler, PhD

  • Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor
  • Vice-Chairman and Director of Research
  • Department of Ophthalmology and Ira G. Ross Eye Institute Vision Research Center 
  • Professor of Biochemistry
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • University at Buffalo

Brahm H. Segal, MD

  • Chief, Infectious Diseases
  • Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine
  • Director of Faculty Development
  • Member, Department of Immunology
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute