Research Resource Centers

The Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine

The Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine is a 23-story research, clinical and residential tower that provides 67 laboratories for 40-50 investigators at New York University.

Organized around interdisciplinary units, Skirball enhances scientific communication and collaboration among basic and clinical scientists. The interdisciplinary units include molecular pathogenesis, developmental biology and neuroscience.

Center for AIDS Research

Center for AIDS Research, a funded NIAID AIDS center provides specialized research resources for clinical studies on AIDS including cell sorting, immunology, and special expertise in HIV-vaccine development as well as immune dysfunction due to AIDS.

NYU Cancer Institute

The Perlmutter Cancer Center, located at 160 E 34th St.specializes in clinical trials including gene therapy, new congeners of DNA topoisometase inhibitors, and research in angiogenesis, transgenic mouse models, uroepithelial cancer, breast cancer, and lung cancer.

Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine

Supported by a NIEHS Center grant, the Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine has more than 60 faculty and 100 staff studying molecular, metal, and genetic toxicology, air pollution epidemiology, air pollution basic science mechanisms, environmental oncology, ergonomics, and epidemiology-biostatitstics. Dr. William Rom is also a professor of this department.