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Leveraging Primary Care Networks to Increase Breast, Colon Cancer Screening

Leveraging Primary Care Networks to Increase Breast, Colon Cancer Screening

Safety-net primary care practices across upstate New York boosted rates of colorectal and breast cancer screenings after receiving education and support from affiliated academic medical centers via Practice-Based Research Networks.

Expanding Cancer Screening Research Project Has Roots in UR CTSI-Funded Pilot Study

Expanding Cancer Screening Research Project Has Roots in UR CTSI-Funded Pilot Study

A 2018 pilot study provided preliminary evidence that motivational text messages could increase cervical cancer screening rates and led to subsequent funding from the National Cancer Institute and University of Rochester.

UR CTSI Offers Safer, More Secure Way to Share, Analyze Patient Data

UR CTSI Offers Safer, More Secure Way to Share, Analyze Patient Data

UR CTSI and ISD worked together to develop the Secure Environment for Research Data Analytics, also known as SERDA, to help researchers access and analyze data containing protected health information in a compliant manner.

UR CTSI Helps Make Connection that Spurs $10M Grant to Study Concussion

UR CTSI Helps Make Connection that Spurs $10M Grant to Study Concussion

A URMC concussion researcher credits the UR CTSI and the Trial Innovation Network with helping him connect with researchers across the country and be a part of this new grant to study prolonged concussion symptoms in 11- to 18-year-olds.

UR CTSI Funds Investigation of Novel Drug Targeting Cancer Microenvironment

UR CTSI Funds Investigation of Novel Drug Targeting Cancer Microenvironment

A team of researchers at the Wilmot Cancer Institute hopes to lay the foundation for a novel cancer therapy that would target the cancer microenvironment with funding from a UR CTSI Incubator Award.