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Edith Williams Named Founding Director of the New Office of Health Equity Research

Edith Williams Named Founding Director of the New Office of Health Equity Research

Rochester native Edith M. Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of Public Health Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, will join URMC as the founding director of the Office of Health Equity Research, which is housed in the UR CTSI, on September 1.

Meet Our Latest KL2 Career Development Awardees

Meet Our Latest KL2 Career Development Awardees

Congratulations to the latest cohort of KL2 Career Development Awardees funded by the UR CTSI! This year’s awardees will adapt a behavioral therapy for Deaf individuals, test a new treatment regimen for breast cancer patients with brain metastases, map brain pathways to aid surgery, and use artificial intelligence to support clinical decision making. 

National Study: Early Treatment with COVID Convalescent Plasma Prevents Hospitalization

National Study: Early Treatment with COVID Convalescent Plasma Prevents Hospitalization

The UR CTSI was part of a national study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID is a safe and effective early outpatient treatment for others with the disease.

Competition Sparks Novel Solutions for Regulatory Science Challenges

Competition Sparks Novel Solutions for Regulatory Science Challenges

Meet the top three teams from this year's America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent student competition, which was held in person on February 24, 2022.

UR CTSI-Supported Study: Immunity from Colds May Lead to Worse COVID Infection

UR CTSI-Supported Study: Immunity from Colds May Lead to Worse COVID Infection

Counterintuitive results from a new UR CTSI-supported study suggest that prior immunity to one of the seasonal cold coronaviruses may have put people at risk of more severe COVID illness and death.