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Albany Medical Center Prize

Research at Albany Med


In announcing the establishment of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research in the fall of 2000, Marty Silverman recognized something about Albany Medical Center that few others in the Capital Region had up to that point in time - namely, that it is a health care institution where leading biomedical research flourishes. In identifying the Prize with the institution's namesakeResearch at Albany Med, he succeeded in bringing international recognition to Albany Med, with currently conducts more research funded by the National Institutes of Health than any other academic institution in the Capital Region.

Albany Medical College scientists are at the forefront of medical discovery related to neurological disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, immunology and infectious diseases, among other disciplines. Through their educational and research activities, Albany Medical College scientists ensure that Albany Medical Center remains a focal point for the Capital Region's most advanced patient care and treatments, and a steady contributor to quality in the region.

Learn more about Albany Med's research initiatives.