Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute

If you travel through the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute is one of the more distinctive buildings, with most passersby probably not knowing much about what goes on inside. This spring, the institute will be moving up in the worldwide medical research community.

Michigan-Redev LLC / Buffalo Zoning Board of Appeals

It took approval of 13 zoning variances to move forward a large apartment project on the edge of Buffalo's Fruit Belt. It also brought on a lawsuit.

Ryan Zunner / WBFO News

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited both Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Buffalo General Hospital, Thursday, for a tour of the work the facilities are doing in both treatment and research on COVID-19. He also participated in a roundtable discussion with local business leaders on what they're doing to ensure safe re-openings.

Cryo-EM Center

The deadly new coronavirus that is sweeping across the world isn't the first and won't be the last deadly virus to surface. That is from a local researcher who specializes in coronaviruses.


First block of Allen Street reopened to traffic

Aug 31, 2019
Photo by Chris Caya / WBFO News

Allen Street is once again available for vehicular traffic between Main and North Pearl Streets. Allen from Main to Delaware Avenue is being reconstructed at a cost of $5 million.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

If you drive around Buffalo's Fruit Belt, you dodge bad street repairs and sink holes. However, City Hall seems to be getting serious about what is happening.

Buffalo Rising

Buffalo's Fruit Belt neighborhood is one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. It could also be one the most misunderstood. As Buffalo Rising contributor Bradley Bethel points out during WBFO's Press Pass, residents are coalescing around a shared narrative, one which may offer a promising future.


Thomas O'Neil-White

Students from WNY YouthBuild cut the ribbon on a nine-month project through The Foundry for two mobile food carts. The carts will be used by the African Heritage Co-op and local urban farm Groundwork Market Garden.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Everyone in Western New York and Southern Ontario knows we get potholes in the streets and, probably this year, more than most years. Buffalo's Fruit Belt streets are also afflicted with sinkholes, and a whole lot of them.

Cedarland Development/Blackfish Investment

Another large student housing complex is coming to Main Street in Buffalo, as the University at Buffalo Medical School and all other branches of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus attract rising numbers of students.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

While development plans and projects continue, City Hall is still talking about setting quotas for how many units in Buffalo projects involving public money should be affordable.

CSS Construction

The next step for a major housing development on Buffalo's East Side is now concrete and steel. Buffalo's Common Council approved the final stage of a $31 million People Inc. project on Jefferson Avenue.

AllenStreetExtension.com

Some time this fall construction workers will start turning Allen Street between Delaware and Main into a deep trench, beginning a multi-million dollar project to transform the street with new pavement, new underground utilities and a new parking configuration.


MIke Desmond / WBFO News

For many residents of Buffalo's Fruit Belt, recent years have been a battle, trying to save the community against the all-enveloping Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and developers. The neighborhood now has new weapons to save an old community.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Buffalo's Fruit Belt has its master plan ready to deal with the avalanche effect of the burgeoning Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus next door, masses of vacant lots available for development and the desire of most residents to stay in the neighborhood.

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and the surrounding neighborhoods have their problems. Now the campus is putting some cash into 17 community organizations meeting an array of needs and opportunities.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Five years of work on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has come to fruition with the launch of a new innovation center aimed at bringing life-saving technology to the medical market sooner.


Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Many small businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans have limited opportunities to network with larger corporations. This barrier can prevent owners from taking their enterprises to the next level.

Chris Caya / WBFO News

For supporters of Buffalo's Elmwood Village, the good news is major development along the popular shopping strip. The bad news is that there are a lot of vacant storefronts. However, there is a push to figure out why the gap.

Roswell Park gets 'facelift' for 120th anniversary

Jan 4, 2018
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Cancer Institute has ushered in the new year with a new name, logo and mission statement. The CEO of what is now Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center says the rebranding focuses around the central principle and new tagline, "Unleashing the healing power of hope." This freshened-up identity also comes as the hospital prepares to celebrate its 120th anniversary with a series of activities throughout 2018. WBFO's Marian Hetherly talked about the changes with Roswell Park CEO Candace Johnson.

Douglas Levere / University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo is celebrating a milestone achievement with Tuesday morning’s grand opening of the new home of its medical school.


Avery Schneider / WBFO News

In just over three weeks, the new Oishei Children’s Hospital at the Buffalo Niagara Medical campus will open to the public. From the moment patients and staff walk in, it’s going to be evident that the new state-of-the-art hospital was designed with families in mind.


WBFO's Mike Desmond

The ribbon was cut Thursday night at the UBMD Outpatient Center at Conventus, bringing another new facility to the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Mt. Aaron Missionary Baptist Church

Another housing development is coming to Buffalo's East Side, in an area with plenty of vacant land and a lot of decrepit housing units.

WBFO file image

Kaleida Health is announcing that a Buffalo-based deli will open a new location inside the new John Oishei Women and Children's Hospital.


Residents of Buffalo's Fruit Belt celebrated 99 years of history Saturday. But they also used the occasion to express their concerns about the neighborhood's future.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

While the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has demolished two buildings on the former home of Osmose Holdings on Ellicott Street, the city Preservation Board still wants the remaining buildings listed as city landmarks. This may lead to changes in what information has to be on the application for a demolition.

SA+A Development

Building a development can seem relatively simple: find a piece of land, find an architect to provide a design, then build. In reality, it is far more complicated and why a major development on Broadway on the edge of downtown Buffalo will not be underway until early next year.

DF Fusion Investments/ Architectural Resources

A section of North Buffalo will be very different if a massive new apartment complex is built. The property at the corner of Main  Street and Hertel Avenue is working through the city's regulatory process.

Developer Stuart Alexander

Not only are millennials moving into important positions in our society and our economy, a prominent local developer says his newest project reflects millennial views on how to live.

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