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UR Offers New Program to Boost Diversity among Early Career Researchers

UR Offers New Program to Boost Diversity among Early Career Researchers

The new UR Stars program helps connect established researchers at UR with early career scholars from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. Faculty who are looking for postdocs or early career researchers to work in their labs are invited to participate.

2018 Career Development Scholars to Study Movement Control, Suicide Prevention

2018 Career Development Scholars to Study Movement Control, Suicide Prevention

This year’s UR CTSI Career Development Awardees, Caroline Silva, Ph.D., and Kevin Mazurek, Ph.D., will study suicide prevention among Hispanic populations and how the brain controls voluntary movements, respectively.

Understanding Health Needs of the Deaf Community: New York State Deaf Health Survey

Understanding Health Needs of the Deaf Community: New York State Deaf Health Survey

The Rochester Prevention Research Center (RPRC) and National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) have launched the third round of their Deaf Health Survey, a culturally and linguistically accessible health survey that was designed by Deaf people for Deaf people. The survey, which was previously released in 2008 and 2013 to the Rochester Deaf community, will be available across New York state for the first time this year.

Ditch Your Filing Cabinets, Go Digital: Electronic Document Management for Research

Ditch Your Filing Cabinets, Go Digital: Electronic Document Management for Research

The University of Rochester has a digital documentation solution that can help research teams ditch their filing cabinets. OnBase, an enterprise information platform, provides better management and control of procedures, protocols, and other departmental or regulated documentation required of many research teams. 

Catching Research Fever: UR CTSI’s Academic Research Track Turns Medical Students into Medical Researchers

Catching Research Fever: UR CTSI’s Academic Research Track Turns Medical Students into Medical Researchers

Ian De Andrea-Lazarus and Samuel Weisenthal joined the University of Rochester's MD-PhD program after participating in the UR CTSI's Academic Research Track (ART). The pair describe ART as the bridge that allowed them to pursue careers as physician-scientists, numbers of which have been declining in recent decades.