American Association of Immunologists

The American Association of Immunologist goal is to advance knowledge of immunology and related disciplines, to foster interchange of ideas and information among investigators in the various disciplines and to promote an understanding of the field of immunology.

American Thoracic Society

The roots of the American Thoracic Society reach back to 1905, when a small group of physicians decided that the best way to improve care for tuberculosis patients was to share their experiences and discoveries. Today, the ATS has grown into an international society with 15,000 members.

Association of Independent Research Institutes

The Association of Independent Research Institutes (AIRI) is a nationwide association of eighty-nine (89) independent, not-for-profit research institutes. These institutes are an integral part of the United States research community. Their scientists, who include nine Nobel laureates, perform outstanding research as judged by peers and funding agencies, and they train both graduate and postdoctoral students. These institutions, an important complement to university-based research, provide an environment that many scientists find preferable and more productive.

Clarkson University

In November 2013 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a partnership between New York State, Clarkson University, and the Trudeau Insitute to form a world class biotech enterprise and further establish the region as a premier center of biotechnology research and development.

Historic Saranac Lake

Founded in 1980, Historic Saranac Lake (HSL) is a nonprofit, historic preservation, membership organization offering professional knowledge and experience to the public in support of historic preservation, architectural and historical research and education. Historic Saranac Lake is located in the Village of Saranac Lake, a year-round resort town, within New York State's 6 million-acre Adirondack Park.

Stop TB Partnership

The Stop TB Partnership was established in 2000 to realize the goal of eliminating TB as a public health problem and, ultimately, to obtain a world free of TB. It comprises a network of international organizations, countries, donors from the public and private sectors, governmental and nongovernmental organizations and individuals that have expressed an interest in working together to achieve this goal.

The Upstate New York Translational Research and Education Consortium (UNYTE)

A consortium of biomedical and academic research centers performing clinical and translational research within the Upstate New York and surrounding regions. UNYTE's goals are to develop the consortium as a “Regional Home for Translational Research” and foster scientific and economic growth, promote regional research collaborations, and promote sharing of research resources.

The Wadsworth Center, NYS Department of Health

As a public health laboratory, Wadsworth conducts programs in comprehensive clinical and environmental laboratory evaluation and accreditation


NIH and Related Scientific Organizations

BAM / Body and Mind / Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Provides information, materials for students and classrooms. Has related information about birth defects, child development, and disability and health.

Families USA Global Health Initiative

Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Working at the national, state, and community levels. The organization has earned a national reputation as an effective voice for health care consumers for 25 years.

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.

National Human Genome Research Institute

The National Human Genome Research Institute led the Human Genome Project for the National Institutes of Health, which culminated in the completion of the full human genome sequence in April 2003. Now, NHGRI moves forward into the genomic era with research aimed at improving human health and fighting disease.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

National Institute of Bioimaging and Bioengineering

NIBIB improves health by promoting fundamental discoveries, design and development, and translation and assessment of technological capabilities in biomedical imaging and bioengineering, enabled by relevant areas of information science, physics, chemistry, mathematics, materials science, and computer sciences.

National Institute on Aging

NIA leads a national program of research on the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of the aging process; the prevention of age-related diseases and disabilities; and the promotion of a better quality of life for all older Americans.

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. Composed of 27 Institutes and Centers, the NIH provides leadership and financial support to researchers in every state and throughout the world.