Office of Research Administration

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) provides oversight and support for all elements of Downstate's research infrastructure including the Pre-Award and Post-Award Divisions, the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), the Office of Animal Welfare, the Office of Technology Commercialization, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Clinical Trials, and the Division of Comparative Medicine.

We provide all research-related academic and administrative support functions for the SUNY Downstate community through the Research Foundation for SUNY. We work closely with sponsors and we assist the faculty in the preparation, submission and administration of their sponsored research, training and public service program applications and awards.


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Clinical & Translational Science Center

Providing the critically needed infrastructure, resources and expertise to foster acceleration of the development of new methods and therapeutics aimed at improving human health.

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Incubator & Biotech Park

SUNY Downstate Medical Center is in the midst of an exciting, borough-wide initiative to transform Brooklyn into a center for biotech research and development by providing affordable commercial biotechnology space, a nurturing environment and a readily available workforce.

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Research Foundation

The RF provides essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery.

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