Rudy L. Ruggles Biomedical Research Institute

Translational research at Nuvance Health’s Rudy L. Ruggles Institute for Biomedical Research brings new information from the bench to the bedside.

We integrate basic laboratory, clinical and community-based research to continuously improve patient care.

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The Rudy L. Ruggles Institute for Biomedical Research

Highlights of our program include:

  • Life-changing impact:
    Researchers help people live longer and healthier through new discoveries for early diagnosis. We investigate mechanisms of cancer development and diagnosis and other diseases such as Lyme disease.
  • Extensive resources:
    Working within a major health system, we take advantage of a strong team and diverse patient population.
  • Modern facility:
    Our 17,000-square-facility features the Laboratory for Translational Medicine. This lab offers a biobank and genomics lab.
  • Multidisciplinary approach:
    Our open-style lab structure encourages scientists of all disciplines to collaborate and share knowledge.
  • Collaboration:
    We partner with many other research organizations to pioneer discovery and foster creative thinking.
  • Training and education:
    Training future healthcare professionals, physicians and medical scientists contributes to improving care in our local and global communities.