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Health Research Incorporated[1]

Health Research, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Department of Health. HRI assists DOH to effectively evaluate, solicit and administer external financial support for research projects, and to disseminate the benefits of scientific expertise through technology transfer. As HRI is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit corporation, any gifts, bequests and donations made to HRI are tax deductible for the donor.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS)[2]

The Wadsworth Center has formed an informal alliance with the ACPHS to promote joint scientific projects.  To that effect the two institutions will jointly sponsor small exploratory grant applications with the goal that these will lead to bigger projects and expanded collaborations.

The RNA Institute[3]

Several Wadsworth Center investigators are members of the University at Albany’s RNA Institute, and the Center is actively supporting collaborative projects between the two institutions.

Capital Region Cancer Research (CRCR)

The Capital Region Cancer Research (CRCR) group is an inter-institutional organization for the purpose of promoting cancer research interactions among different Albany area facilities and personnel.  Member organizations include Wadsworth Center, SUNY-Albany[4], General Electric (GE)[5], Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)[6], SUNY Polytechnic Institute[7], Taconic Biosciences, Inc.[8], Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences[9], Albany Stratton VA Medical Center[10], and Albany Medical Center (AMC)[11]

The CRCR group meets every 3 months.  The main objectives of these meetings are to discuss cancer research, plan interactions, stimulate cross-discipline collaborations, and listen to formal presentations that are cancer-related and cutting-edge, all toward the ultimate goal of contributing to the cure of cancer.  These meetings bring together a diverse group of cancer researchers and experts including basic research scientists, clinical research scientists, practicing cancer clinicians, cancer stem cell experts, and industry. 

In addition to these meetings, a cancer symposium, held once every two years, is organized by the group.

New York Mid-Atlantic Caribbean Regional Genetics Network[12]

The charge of NYMAC is to ensure that individuals with heritable disorders and their families have access to quality care and appropriate genetic expertise and information in a region which includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

New York Structural Biology Center[13]

The New York Structural Biology Center, NYSBC, is an organization of 9 eminent academic research institutions. Founded in 1999, NYSBC is a not-for-profit consortium that provides advanced resources in structural biology to its members and outside users.