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Digital Health Seedling: Using Wearable Tech to Speed ALS Diagnosis and Study Autism Stressors

Digital Health Seedling: Using Wearable Tech to Speed ALS Diagnosis and Study Autism Stressors

Digital health technologies are changing the way we study health and treat diseases. The first two projects awarded a Digital Health Seedling from the UR CTSI are studying how wearable sensors might help detect ALS earlier and help us understand and avoid stress among children with autism and their parents.

UR CTSI’s Office of Clinical Research Welcomes Nicole Mason as New Director

UR CTSI’s Office of Clinical Research Welcomes Nicole Mason as New Director

Mason brings a lot of experience to her new role as director of the Office of Clinical Research, but her first priority when she starts on August 1 will be to conduct a listening tour among institutional leaders and research teams.

2021 Pilot Studies Investigate Breastmilk Fortifiers, Refine Therapies for Jaw Bone Loss, Dystonia

2021 Pilot Studies Investigate Breastmilk Fortifiers, Refine Therapies for Jaw Bone Loss, Dystonia

Our 2021 Pilot Awardees have just kicked off their new studies ranging from an investigation of new breast milk fortifiers for neonates to refining a stem-cell therapy for jaw bone loss and identifying biomarkers to streamline optimization of treatment for patients with dystonia.

A Changing of the Guard for UR CTSI Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program

A Changing of the Guard for UR CTSI Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program

Timothy D. Dye, Ph.D. is stepping down as the director of the UR CTSI’s Translational Biomedical Science PhD program after five very successful years. He will be succeeded by Edwin van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., a highly experienced educator and mentor, starting July 1.

New KL2 Awardees Tackle Hypertension, GI Health and Suicide Prevention

New KL2 Awardees Tackle Hypertension, GI Health and Suicide Prevention

A new crop of budding research faculty are about to kick off their UR CTSI-funded KL2 projects, which range in focus from suicide prevention to novel ways to assess intestine function and cardiac health.