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UR CTSI Offers New Electronic Medical Record Cohort Discovery Tool

UR CTSI Offers New Electronic Medical Record Cohort Discovery Tool

TriNetX provides URMC researchers with access to longitudinal clinical data in near-real-time and uses state-of-the-art analytics to identify potential study participants based on specific study criteria.

Dads Matter: Moms Aren’t the Only Ones Who Impact Babies’ Health at Birth

Dads Matter: Moms Aren’t the Only Ones Who Impact Babies’ Health at Birth

A new UR CTSI-supported study shows that fathers’ education level, age, race and ethnicity can impact how healthy their children are at birth. In particular, dads with less than a high school education had the greatest odds of having premature or low birthweight babies.

Improving Doctor-Patient Discussions About Drug Costs

Improving Doctor-Patient Discussions About Drug Costs

Many patients in the U.S. struggle to comply with their doctors’ orders because they can’t afford their medications. A new study conducted through the UR CTSI’s Greater Rochester Practice-Based Research Network suggests that a little training can help physicians address their patients’ medication cost concerns. 

Announcing  the Winners of the America's Got Regulatory Science Talent Student Competition

Announcing the Winners of the America's Got Regulatory Science Talent Student Competition

The sixth annual America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent student competition featured presentations from twelve teams. Proposals ranged from a new policy to govern data sharing by medical/wearable devices to a farm-to-table produce-tracking app. Learn more about the competition and winners.

UR CTSI-Supported Study Aims to Predict, Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

UR CTSI-Supported Study Aims to Predict, Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury is often preventable, but we currently lack the ability to accurately predict when it will occur and to whom. UR CTSI researchers dug into longitudinal patient data to identify risk factors that can be used to predict and prevent this deadly and debilitating disease.