Dr. Riley is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at University at Buffalo (UB). He is also medical director of functional neurosurgery for Kaleida Health. He specializes in neuromodulation techniques in movement disorders, epilepsies, pain syndromes, and emerging psychiatric indications. He participatedin translational and clinical research projects focused on the clinical translation of biologics-based therapeutics, with an emphasis on development of approaches to therapeutics delivery to the central nervous system. His research centers around the use of epilepsy models to develop and optimize neuromodulation-based candidate therapies for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy.